Management Information Systems
staff member utilizes a Pentium 4 computer which runs Windows XP Professional.
All data and applications reside on a centralized file server running
Novell NetWare 6.1. For security purposes, data is not stored on local
System backups are performed
each evening to DAT tape and stored off-site. Internet access is
provided through a high-speed DSL connection. Backup access is provided
via a 56K modem and a dial-up account. All internet traffic is filtered
through a firewall. Access to the internal network systems is
restricted to internal systems only, and is separate from internet
traffic. Access to the internet is strictly controlled through firewalled
Bruck Law Offices, S.C.,
maintains a secure FTP site on its internet domain to accommodate all
required data transfers in ASCII format as well as other formats.
Access to the FTP site is restricted to authorized users maintained by
Bruck Law Offices, S.C. Internet servers for our FTP site are located
on-site for increased security and are behind the firewall. System
security is reviewed on a scheduled basis by an outside consulting firm
and appropriate system patches are loaded to maintain a high level of
security. All data received or transmitted by our firm is scanned for
virus corruption. The virus program is updated on a regular basis.
Law Offices, S.C., uses Collection Master, Version 6.1 from Commercial
Legal Software, Inc., to maintain all collection data and financial
information. This comprehensive software package is customized to fit
our needs and the needs of our clients and also allows for the tracking
of accounts after placement. Our system has over 300 fields where
information pertaining to an individual account can be stored. The vast
quantity of information that can be maintained in our system allows for
a variety of options for the user.
Master includes the ability to calculate interest on all judgement
cases, automated tracking of payment arrangements and customized
reports containing nearly any aspect of any given account. The software
package maintains a computerized calendaring system for court dates,
broken payment arrangements, etc. All actions taken on each account are
documented to maintain comprehensive and accurate records of each and
every action, verbal or written. Bruck Law Offices, S.C. has
successfully utilized this system for over two years and is used by
major collection law firms across the country. The Collection Master
series gives our firm the ability to generate ad-hoc historical,
financial or operational reports as well as providing web-based
reporting via a secure web site.
Collection Master allows for electronic transfer of account information via EDI and FTP downloads.