[Vol-users] Volatility 3 Public Beta: The Insider’s Preview

AAron Walters awalters at 4tphi.net
Thu Jun 20 00:00:20 EDT 2019

If you are interested in learning more about Volatility 3 and getting 
access to the first public pre-release, please vote for the Volatility 
Development Team’s OSDFCon submission (#26. Volatility 3 Public Beta: The 
Insider’s Preview). Voting ends 6/26/2019.



Volatility 3 Public Beta: The Insider’s Preview

Since its initial public release over a decade ago, Volatility has 
attracted one of the largest and most active communities of users and 
developers in the digital forensics industry. As a result of those 
contributions, it has become the world’s most advanced and widely used 
memory forensics platform. In the digital forensics research community, 
Volatility has served as the foundation of a thriving ecosystem that 
continues to facilitate the rapid transition of cutting-edge technologies 
into the hands of digital investigators across the globe.

During the same period, the industry has continued to evolve the way that 
operating systems are developed, deployed, and maintained. Similarly, the 
skillsets of memory analysts and their preferred work flows have changed 
to meet a world with increasingly large volumes of complex data. To 
address these challenges, the Volatility development team has been 
actively architecting and developing an entirely new version of the 
framework, while simultaneously supporting users of the current stable 

This presentation will be the first public introduction and pre-release of 
Volatility 3. It will highlight how this new framework compares to 
previous versions of Volatility and other Volatility-based tools. The 
discussion will also highlight many new features and describe our new 
contributor focused license. Finally, we will discuss ways the community 
can help contribute to the official launch of Volatility 3!


AAron Walters
The Volatility Foundation

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