3 Tips to Ensure Your Financial Institution Meets New Accounting Standards

In June 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued an Accounting Standards Update designed to give investors and other financial statement users more timely information about credit losses on loans.

Under the Accounting Standards Update (ASU), all banks and financial institutions that issue loans or lines of credit must now

5 Reasons Your Legal Firm Should Have a Penetration Test ASAP

Legal firms face a range of security threats, from theft of sensitive data to malware that can wreak havoc on company computer systems. Penetration testing allows legal firms to test their information security systems to ensure they can stand up to the latest threats. The official definition of a penetration test is that it is a planned, legal

Garland Heart Launches New Website

Garland Heart is thrilled to announce the launching of our newly designed website

Take a look around and see what you think. This new website has a complete new look and feel that will make it easier to navigate and more user-friendly. Try clicking on the pulsing HEART next to our logo!


Garland Heart wants to be a

How Safe is Public Wi-Fi?

The modern digital age is more convenient than ever. Not only can you walk around with a tiny supercomputer in the palm of your hand, you can use that supercomputer to connect to the entire world over the internet, with multiple options for network protocols. However, when it comes to the cybersecurity of your mobile devices and the data they

4 Practical Ways to Step Up Your Software Supply Chain's Security

When it comes to optimizing your software organization’s security regime, you’re probably used to focusing on end products and your own infrastructure's regulatory compliance concerns. While your software-supply chain probably isn’t the number-one place you think of when you’re planning to hone your security measures, it’s still a vital cog in the

We Made It To Inc. 5000 List!

We are thrilled to announce that Garland Heart has made it to the Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies list.  What an honor!  Inc. 5000 ranks companies by overall revenue growth over a three-year (2012-2015) period.  We are humbled and proud to anounce that we ranked #3060 with 111% growth for 2016.  

Obviously our CEO/Owner, Brad Garland, is very

Meet Nonnie the Service Dog

 Hi! My name is 'Nonnie', a service dog in training @ Freedom Service Dogs of America. I am currently being taught to open doors, pick up items, pull wheelchairs, go for help and give lots of love to people with disabilites.  I don't know who I will help yet, but it could be a child with austism, a veteran with post traumatic stress disorder or an

5 Smart Tips to Back Up Your Data Now

In a world where every company’s business is increasingly its own data, it’s always a good idea to ensure that data is backed up. This is especially true in the way it encourages adopting a proactive security mindset, allowing small and mid-sized businesses to address the risk of a cyber attack or security breach before it happens.As ransomware

Are Retail IT Professionals Really As Prepared As They Think for Security Breaches?

Protecting company records as well as private and confidential customer information is a top priority for many businesses. After all, just one security breach can devastate large companies and possibly destroy smaller businesses. Comprehensive IT security is especially important for those organizations in the retail industry.According to a recent

6 Key Tips for Penetration Testing in 2016

The need for penetration testing has become a fact of life in 2016. As businesses grow more reliant on online activities — and often require 100 percent effective network uptime — penetration testing remains the best way to ensure your systems are safe and secure.

However, penetration testing is definitely not a “set it and forget it”