eQualit.ie Projects

  • Website protection

    Deflect is a robust and innovative website protection service designed to withstand distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. These attacks — undertaken by infected ‘bots’ — are intended to disable the targeted website and prevent access for legitimate users. Deflect offers secure hosting, encrypted connections, advanced mitigation options and much more. Its a free service […]
  • Bot mitigation

    Baskerville is an analytics engine that leverages machine learning to distinguish between normal and abnormal web traffic behavior. It is currently in production on the Deflect network, as a web application firewall, working in coordination with the Challenger and Banjax tools. Baskerville was created to help our systems team identify and block malicious bots attacking […]
  • Circumvention

    Decentralized Internet projects present an incredible opportunity for privacy and freedom of association on a network replete with surveillance and filtering technology.  Censorship.no applies peer-to-peer (p2p) routing technology for delivering Web content, and then uses decentralized caching to make it available to other users in that country. Cached web pages remain accessible even during periods […]
  • Group chat e2ee

    (n+1)sec is a secure group messaging protocol authored by eQualit.ie with support from the Open Technology Fund. It is also a free and open source software library. The main idea behind this project is to allow secure (sec) instantaneous communications between any number (n) of people. The protocol provides for end­-to­-end security of synchronous communications. It is […]
  • Provisioning infrastructure

    Privacy, reliability, independence. Caisleán – the Irish word for “castle”. Pronounced “cash-lawn”. For ease of reference, it’s safe to drop the a-fada (á) and refer to the recipes as Caislean Caisleán is a set of Ansible recipes that you can use to set up and manage in few simple steps servers offering free and open-source […]
  • Digital security intro

    “Malicious apps, theft, spam, cyber stalking, censorship, surveillance. There are no foolproof answers to risk online. But there is advice to help.” Hygiene in the Digital Public Square was created to give that advice. It offers guidelines on email, social networks, computers, data, identity and location, phones and more. For example, if a user clicks […]
  • Capacity Building

    Over the years, we have been helping civil society organizations and individuals increase their capacity to mitigate digital security threats. The goal is to create greater awareness and increase protection from online threats. Our initiatives empower beneficiaries to regain their rights to privacy and freedom of expression online, whilst ensuring the longevity and success of […]