May 26, 2018
Advanced Forensics Format library and utilities
The Advanced Forensic Format AFF is an emerging standard for storing computer forensic information. Critical features of AFF include
AFF allows you to store both computer forensic data and associated metadata in one or more files.
AFF allows files to be digital singed, to provide for chain-of-custody and long-term file integrity.
AFF allows for forensic disk images to stored encrypted and decrypted on-the-fly for processing. This allows disk images containing privacy sensitive material to be stored on the Internet.
AFF is an open format unencumbered by copyright or patent protection. The AFFLIB library that implements AFF is available for use in both Open Source and proprietary tools.