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TECH LOCK, Inc. First Collection Services, LLC chooses TECH LOCK® Certified with HITRUST for Data Security and Compliance Management.

Troy, MI. TECH LOCK, Inc., a leading compliance and technology consulting company announced that First Collection Services, a leader in the accounts receivable management industry since 1969 has selected TECH LOCK to provide a comprehensive compliance audit. TECH LOCK’s solution, TECH LOCK® Certified will help First Collection Services show current and future clients their compliance with all applicable consumer data protection laws. TECH LOCK® Certified is focused on providing companies in the ARM industry an all-inclusive data security compliance validation.

The Arkansas based accounts receivable management company is proactively taking steps to comply with ALL federal and state laws and industry standards by leveraging TECH LOCK’s holistic compliance solution TECH LOCK® Certified with HITRUST Certification.

The HITRUST CSF is a certifiable framework of security controls that scales according to the type, size, and complexity of the organization and its systems specifically devoted to the protection of Protected Healthcare Information (PHI). Through HIRTUST, organizations can show full compliance with HIPAA as well as State laws like Texas H.B. 300. More info can be found at http://hitrustalliance.net/ and at http://hitrustalliance.net/texas/

“In light of new advanced persistent threats and regulatory changes such as Texas H.B. 300, we have initiated a holistic approach to strengthen our brand reputation and enhance our client confidence,” says Chris Dunkum, First Collection Services’ vice president. “The TECH LOCK® Certified assessment with HITRUST will enable First Collection Service to meet or exceed our client’s data protection requirements across all of our service lines. Having a multi-regulatory and multi-standard holistic third party validation saves us time and money but also yields a competitive advantage.”

“We are excited that First Collection Services has chosen us to enable their consumer data protection and regulatory compliance initiatives,” says Todd Langusch, TECH LOCK’s president and chief executive officer. “It is a testament to the completeness of our solution that the largest and best known companies in the accounts receivable industry are partnering with TECH LOCK, and seeking TECH LOCK® Certified to meet or exceed client requirements, reduce risk, and effectively manage to our highly regulated environment that constantly changes. This is why we added the HITRUST assessment capabilities to TECH LOCK® Certified so our clients can obtain a competitive advantage and stay up to date with changes like Texas H.B. 300.


First Collection Services (FCS) has been a leader in the accounts receivable management industry since 1969. FCS serves some of America’s largest, mid-sized and smallest companies. The services we provide can be tailored to meet the needs of each of our customers. We are committed to providing cost-effective, innovative collections services that produce maximum recoveries at competitive fees, and we are dedicated to giving all of our clients the results and service they expect and deserve. FCS is privately held and nationally certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise. For more information, please visit www.FCScollects.com.


TECH LOCK, Inc. is a DBA International Approved Auditing Firm, Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor (PCI QSA), Approved Scanning Vendor (PCI ASV), and HITRUST CSF Assessor specializing in holistic information security, compliance, and information technology solutions. TECH LOCK’s CEO is an ACA International Certified Instructor and former CIO of one of the largest debt buyers. TECH LOCK is the only auditing services company in the ARM Industry with these credentials and thus makes TECH LOCK uniquely skilled in serving ARM companies of all sizes as it relates to data security, regulatory compliance, and IT infrastructure needs. TECH LOCK is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).