The Association of Digital Forensics, Security and Law (ADFSL)
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"An Australian Perspective on the Challenges for Computer and Network Security for Novice Endusers,"
Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law: Vol. 7
, Article 3.
Available at: https://commons.erau.edu/jdfsl/vol7/iss4/3