1.2 What is AFF4?

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Time
14 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate
CEU/CPE
1
Video Transcription
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This is computer forensics file formats. Why, you should be using a f F four.
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All right, So what is a f f four? Very simply etc. Advanced forensics format. And it's the fourth version of this particular format. There have been
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versions, you know, one through three over the years, and they all have their limitations. FF ores is the newest latest greatest version.
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Um, quote Dr Schatz there directly. FF four Forensics container enables new approaches to forensics. Unparalleled forensic acquisition speed. Absolutely true. They're more accurate representation of evidence.
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Ah, these are enabled through next generation forensic imaging features such as storage visualization, virtualization, Scuse me, arbitrary metadata and partial nonlinear and discontinuous images. You know, he's a PhD, right? Um, anyway, the form it's been around for a while is originally proposed back in 2009 by
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the three of them working together. Michael Cohen. It Google
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Ah, Simpson Garfinkel over at NHIS, National Student Standard Technology and Dr Bradley shots out from a tree.
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Ah, so they got together and develop this protocol, the first actual standardized specifications for released March 30th of 2017 on dessert for two earlier that the standardization documentation is available on Get up. Everything about
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the F F four is open source from the Python code with C code,
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too. You know the standards document things like this. There's there's no mystery and what they're doing there. They go into great depth and detail on explaining how it works, which is also benefit of the protocol.
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