TECH LOCK, Inc. announces Tennessee-based collection company Automated Collection Services, Inc. (ACSI) has achieved the industry gold standard for ensuring federal and state security compliance with its TECH LOCK® Certified audit.

TECH LOCK® Certified is a data security audit performed by information security professionals combining multiple regulatory and industry standard control objectives into a single comprehensive audit. ACSI has developed a comprehensive multi-level security infrastructure to protect consumer information and provide clients confidence their confidential data is protected.

“Protection of consumer information is a key principle of our business, and this commitment includes ensuring our systems and processes meet the highest standards in the ARM Industry,” says Don Taylor, ACSI’s president.  “In the ARM Industry, the highest data security and compliance standard is TECH LOCK® Certified. Vigilant security practices are essential to responsibly managing information, and leveraging auditors that fully understand collection systems and processes is critical for protecting consumers.”

“ACSI are debt collection specialists focused on multiple market verticals,” says Todd Langusch, TECH LOCK’s president and chief executive officer.  “Each vertical has differing compliance requirements that can be costly and time consuming if not done correctly. TECH LOCK® Certified is a holistic audit to save time and money; reduce risk and provide brand protection for ACSI’s clients.”

For 25 years, ACSI has been a leading provider of collection services to the higher education, healthcare, retail, financial services and multifamily markets. ACSI’s national headquarters is in Nashville, Tennessee. Licensed nationally, ACSI is Professional Practices Management System (PPMS)-certified through ACA International (ACA). Learn more at

TECH LOCK, Inc. is a Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor (PCI QSA) and Approved Scanning Vendor (PCI ASV) focused on serving the ARM industry, including credit grantors, collection agencies, debt buyers, service organizations, healthcare providers and more. Tech Lock’s IT professionals all possess Fortune 100 and ARM industry experience. This makes Tech Lock uniquely skilled in serving the ARM industry as it relates to information technology, data security, and regulatory compliance. Compliance validation is performed in areas such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, GLBA, Red Flags Rule, ISO 27002, FISMA (NIST 800-53), Nevada NRS 603a, Massachusetts 201 CMR 17.00, and CFPB Readiness. TECH LOCK is a service disabled veteran owned small business. For more information, please visit

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