PistolStar is committed to keeping PortalGuard up to the standards of the industry and the people who use it. Back in March, we asked our loyal customers what they would like to see upgraded or added to PortalGuard. Straight from our customers feedback we made the following changes. Take a look!
As a former student, PortalGuard is an intriguing product. During my stay at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), there were a few different logins I needed to know for day to day life as a student. One would be for accessing my student account, where class schedules, grades, financial aid, and other necessary information is kept. Another account was needed to access blackboard which held all of the information needed for classes. Students who used Rensselaer’s RoundCube based email system needed that account as well. Personally, I forwarded my emails to my Gmail account. Oh, and by the way, our student account page wouldn’t even work on Google Chrome! At a world leading engineering school!
Did you know that PortalGuard for Education, an all in one authentication package, is the leading solution for the K-12 and Higher Education institutions?
Since PortalGuard for Education came into existence, we have worked with increasingly numerous educational institutions throughout the country seeking solutions for SSO, 2FA, SSPR and Contextual Authentication. Currently, these such institutions make up the majority of all PortalGuard customers. There is a good reason why this has come to be true.
You’ve been working hard today. Time to take a break, open a new browser tab on your workstation and visit your favorite website. Maybe it’s Facebook or ESPN or a news site. Just after entering the web address, close your eyes and keep them closed. How successful would you be navigating the site? Out of habit, your hand is probably on your mouse or trackpad. Well, that’s not going to help you one bit if you can’t see the mouse cursor or the content. The difficulty you feel is a standard occurrence for people who are visually impaired.
The search for a fully integrated authentication solution to provide to your students, parents, and faculty can be an overwhelming challenge. Oaks Christian School, an independent, college-preparatory school in California met that challenge head on in 2017. PortalGuard was chosen to provide them with this service because of its excellence in the authentication industry.
PistolStar, Inc. engineers have released PortalGuard v5.6 that introduces several new updates! With new feature requests from customers as well as changes in government regulations, we are determined to keep PortalGuard an up to date leader in password security management.