Atlas

Supporting our partners in the fight against online child sexual exploitation.

Why?

The internet accommodates both the potential for boundless connectivity and the shadows of anonymity. Among its users, there is a contingent that exploits this veil of secrecy to perpetrate abuse and distribute illicit material, using the vastness of the digital landscape for criminal purposes. Predators use the internet to share child abuse experiences and fantasies, to distribute horrific child sexual abuse material, and even to find new victims.

Ever since we started, Web-IQ supports the fight against Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE). We are committed to continuing our support in the next decades by investing in our Child Protection Solution Atlas, to ensure that law enforcement agencies, safer internet centres and hotlines can effectively use the power of OSINT to make the world a safer place for children.

How OSINT can help

Atlas helps CSE investigators to build a unique online information position, collect crucial evidence, detect online threats and support investigations by connecting the dots. Leaving no stone unturned.

For investigations

Safe access to structured OSINT datasets from Dark Web CSE forums, chat rooms, Telegram channels and CSE related Clear Web sites, collected by Web-IQ since 2018. These datasets do not include images. Access is provided via Web-IQ’s secure User Interface that offers advanced search capabilities and features like translations.

Strategic information

Access to strategic information about the online distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) based on scans that are compliant with EU privacy regulations. See also CSAM distribution in Europe ->

Risk assessments

Access to CSE related realtime OSINT tools. This includes real-time checks for identification and risk signals in online open sources.

Partners

Atlas is directly and indirectly supported or funded by the following partners:

The World Childhood Foundation was founded in 1999 by Queen Silvia to safeguard the right of the child to a safe and loving childhood, and to work in particular to improve the living conditions for children at risk of becoming victims of violence or sexual abuse.
Childhood supports Web-IQ in the research and development of the LIBRA project, that uses a unique technical approach to get global insights in distribution of CSAM.

childhood.org ->

The Global Partnership and Fund to End Violence Against Children were launched in July 2016 by the UN Secretary-General. The Partnership is the only global entity focused solely on Sustainable Development Goal 16.2: ending all forms of violence against children by 2030.
The End Violence Partnership is a platform for collective, evidence-based advocacy and action. End Violence funds Web-IQs’ OSAgE project as part of Safe Online.

end-violence.org/safe-online ->

INHOPE is the leading global network combatting online Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM). The Network consists of 54 hotlines in 50 countries (as of January 2024) that provide the public with a way to anonymously report illegal content online with a focus on CSAM.
Web-IQ and INHOPE collaborate on developing- and implementing technology to get insights and streamline the hotline processes.

inhope.org ->

Offlimits, formerly known as EOKM supports people in The Netherlands who are dealing with online inappropriate behaviour and abuse. In particular sexual (child) abuse and exploitation.
Since 2018 Offlimits and Web-IQ collaborate in developing the Hash Check Service and project LIBRA, which lead to the detection of new hotspots with tenthousands of unknown (CSAM) images that have been taken down.

offlimits.nl ->

European Commission supports important Horizon and ISF projects that allow Web-IQ to strengthen its ATLAS solution in collaboration with expertise and knowledge from academia, law enforcement and other partners.

Research and Projects ->

Collaboration

We are convinced that collaboration is key when it comes to saving children. We therefor invest in integration with other solutions.
Atlas is powered by the Voyager OSINT Platform, offering a powerful API for integration for other solutions in the industry.

aviator

Atlas integrates with AviaTor to support OSINT based prioritisation of reports from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).

paliscope

Atlas integrates with Paliscope’s Discovry to enhance the insights of ICAC investigators.

Get access to Atlas

If you are interested to start using our Child Protection Package Atlas as a law enforcement or hotline (single user or full team), contact us.

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