Alan Rea

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In this paper the authors examine statutes that regulate, license, and enforce investigative functions in each US state. After identification and review of Private Investigator licensing requirements, the authors find that very few state statutes explicitly differentiate between Private Investigators and Digital Examiners. After contacting all state(More)
In this update to the previous year's study, the authors examine statutes that regulate, license, and enforce investigative functions in each US state. After identification and review of Private Investigator licensing requirements, the authors find that very few state statutes explicitly differentiate between Private Investigators and Digital Examiners.(More)
The Community Health Information System (CHIS) is an integrated, patient-centric, web-based application that assists all stakeholders in healthcare management. CHIS is a single sign-on portal that allows users to query an immense interconnected database of medical research, healthcare providers, regulations, nurses and physicians. A three member faculty(More)
Digital Forensics, Security and Law, ISSN 1558-7215. Permission to make digital or printed copies of all or any part of this paper is granted without fee for personal or classroom use only and provided that such copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial use. All copies must be accompanied by this copyright notice and a full citation.(More)
This paper focuses on Federal law as it relates to consent to search relating to Fourth Amendment privacy in the practice of Digital Forensics. In particular, Digital Examiners should be aware of how decisions in Federal Court may impact their ability to acquire evidence in both civil and criminal settings. Digital Forensics, being a relatively new field,(More)
Uncontrolled diabetes creates an increasing burden on individuals, their families, and the society in the United States. The expected total annual costs of diabetes, including both direct costs and the lost productivity, are expected to be 20% of the Gross Domestic Products by 2016. In this paper, a community-based infrastructure is proposed to provide(More)