Tech Lock, Inc. and Sentry Credit, Inc. announce the achievement of Tech Lock™ Certified status for Sentry Credit, Inc. Tech Lock tested and validated Sentry’s physical and technical security controls against multiple regulations and standards, including PCI DSS, GLBA, ISO 27002, FISMA/NIST SP800-53, Red Flags Rule, Nevada Senate Bill No. 227, and Massachusetts 201 CMR 17.00.

“Achieving our Tech Lock™ Certified status validates our commitment to protecting consumer information as well as meeting and exceeding our clients data security requirements,” says Michael Mathis, Sentry Credit’s President. “We take the protection of consumer information very seriously and by completing a holistic data security audit, like Tech Lock™ Certified, we were able to streamline our policies and procedures and implement additional hardware and software technical safeguards to improve our security foundation.”

“Sentry Credit’s strong commitment to data security is reflected in their ability to meet the control requirements of multiple security laws and standards, reflecting compliance with over 400 different technical, policy and procedural controls,” says Michael Wright, Tech Lock’s Chief Security Officer. “Sentry Credit’s strong security mindset helps reduce their organizational risk of data security breaches and compromises as well as provides them with an advantage over other competitors who have not gone through a formal 3rd party data security assessment.”

Tech Lock’s security auditors are PCI Qualified Security Assessors and hold numerous technical certifications as well as possess years of collection management systems experience with over 350 agency data security assessments. This makes Tech Lock auditors uniquely qualified to assess ARM-related companies. In addition to auditing expertise, they also understand applicable laws along with the everyday realities of an ARM company as well as the strengths and weaknesses of the predominant ARM software providers, solution providers and vendors.

Sentry Credit, Inc. was founded by two young men who previously had worked as collection managers for a large national agency. Their experiences led them to believe they knew a better way. In June of 1992, their vision was realized, as Sentry Credit was born. Their mission was to create an agency that broke the mold of stereo-typical, old-school agencies and their tactics. Constant And Never-ending Improvement (CANI) is the hallmark of the Sentry Credit management team.

Tech Lock, Inc. is 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. Tech Lock is a service disabled veteran owned small business.

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