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June 25, 2014
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Office 365 Integration: SSO, SSPR and 2FA

BEDFORD, NH–(Marketwired – Jun 25, 2014) Today, PistolStar, Inc. announced the integration of its PortalGuard product with Office 365. This integration will give administrators the power to choose the level of convenience and security they desire for their students and faculty … Continue reading

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June 3, 2014
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Introducing PassiveKey® – Two Factor Authentication Made Easy

Strengthening Web Authentication, Without Overcorrecting BEDFORD, NH–(Marketwired – Jun 3, 2014) Today, PistolStar, Inc. announced immediate availability of PortalGuard’s newest solution, PassiveKey. PortalGuard’s PassiveKey is a customer driven response to deliver the latest in innovative identity solutions. PassiveKey transparently enables … Continue reading

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December 12, 2013
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Software: On Premise or SaaS?

Although SaaS software has existed in its current form since the 1990s, only recently has its offerings begun to rival those of the tried and true traditional on-premise software solutions.  In a study by Gartner, SaaS sales reached $10 billion … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013
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How Self-service Password Reset Enrollment Works

Self-service password reset is the process that allows users to reset their forgotten password by proving their identity through other means. Challenge answers or OTPs sent to mobile devices are the typical alternative methods of identification.  Enrollment of these methods … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013
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SAML Overview

What is SAML? The SAML specification is an XML-based framework designed for transporting user authentication, entitlement, and attribute information across the web safely and efficiently.  It has a number of primary usage scenarios, including but not limited to the following: … Continue reading

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November 25, 2013
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User Authentication for Client-facing Applications

When researching for a complete user authentication solution, it is important to consider a lot of different things. How easy will it be to integrate into my current environment? How much downtime can I expect to train my end users … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013
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Self-service Password Reset & Recovery

Self-service password reset is the process a user initiates to prove their identity with the end goal of resetting their password. Self-service password recovery is similar, but the end goal is to recovery the user’s password without resetting it. The … Continue reading

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