The IoT-NGIN Access Control component has been presented to Kong representatives at a virtual meeting on 13th July 2023. Dr Terpsi Velivassaki, Synelixis S.A., has represented IoT-NGIN and presented the IoT-NGIN component, exploiting the flexible Kong API gateway, implementing different access control criteria as Kong plugins. Insights and benefits from the adoption of Kong have been gained, especially on advanced security offered by Kong’s modular elements, known as plugins.