The high-level architecture and design decisions of the Connector

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Connector Documentation

The detailed documentation of the Core Container and adjacent components

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The playground environment to test against a live dataspace

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The TNO Security Gateway (TSG) is an open-source IDS connector implementation, initially developed at TNO. This site provides explanations of the high-level architecture and the in-depth documentation of the TSG.

The TSG Gitlab group contains several building blocks, this documentation provides an overarching view over the different building blocks.

This site is divided into Architecture and Documentation, containing respectively the high-level architecture together with use cases and in-depth documentation of the different components of the TSG.

Frequently Asked Questions

Some of the most asked questions about the connector, do you have other questions please visit the Gitlab Issues.

How can I deploy the connector?

For the default deployments a Kubernetes cluster is required, then the connector can be deployed via the Helm Chart. See the Deployment Docs for more information.

What is your support policy for the TSG?​

The open-source TSG is provided without formal support. Support by the community is arranged on Gitlab, for direct support by TNO please contact the Business Development of TNO.

Under what license is the TSG published?

The license of the TSG is the Apache Software License, Version 2.0.


The environments and project the TSG is used in practice.

  • Smart Connected Supplier Network (SCSN) logo

    Smart Connected Supplier Network (SCSN)

    The TSG components are used in the SCSN dataspace, in which supply chain information can be shared across the participants.

  • Netherlands AI Coalition logo

    Netherlands AI Coalition

    The aim is to put the Netherlands in a front-runner position in terms of AI knowledge and applications for well-being and welfare, taking due note of Dutch and European norms and values. The NL AIC functions as the catalyst for AI applications in the country. One of the main goals is for AI to make an impact in at least ten economic and social sectors within the coming three years. These are where AI is applied and where we create our economic impact and tackle society’s challenges.

  • South Netherlands DIH logo

    South Netherlands DIH

    The AI Federated Learning Testbed provides the functionality to play around with Federated Learning using the TSG components.

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