Blocks, Learns, Remembers, Improves, Simplifies and Protects Your Organizations\' logins.

Over a million users rely on our solutions to protect them every day and they have trusted their authentication security to PistolStar, Inc. since 2002.
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What is PortalGuard?

A CyberSecurity Access Control package that provides proven security and usability features in a brandable central login portal.

Consistently acclaimed, PortalGuard provides Single Sign-On, Self-Service Password Reset, Two-Factor Authentication, Contextual Authentication, and over 120 other features to ensure that each organization is equipped with the cyber security tools needed to face any authentication challenge – now and in the future.

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Our Customer Portals

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Indiana Tech
Massachuesetts Maritime
Secure State Portal
Rockford University
Western Technical

Single Sign On

PortalGuard offers true Single Sign-on for its customers, and There is no need to worry about forgetting multiple username and password combinations when you can remember just one. Keep your peace of mind, and let PortalGuard help you secure your various logins and applications behind a single set of strong, secure credentials.


Self Service Password Reset

Forgetting your password is nothing new, and creating a strong, memorable password has never been more complicated.

Everyone has an important job to do and a forgotten password can really knock things off the rails. Fortunately PortalGuard Self-Service Password Reset can help you get everything back on track.

Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor Authentication adds an extra layer of security for your logins. With eleven different 2FA and OTP delivery methods, PortalGuard helps you implement Two-factor authentication however you need it.

Secure authentication shouldn’t be difficult your end-users. PortalGuard makes 2FA simple - the way it should be.

Contextual Authentication

Create a more secure environment without extra effort for your users. PortalGuard can look at the context of a particular login attempt in order to validate the user making the request.

A fraudulent login attempt will be denied even with the correct login credentials, while there will be virtually no impact on a valid user login.

Hosted Cloud Service Education

Southwestern Community College District

“Southwestern Community College District was looking for a self-service password reset program to integrate with Microsoft Active Directory. With PortalGuard, it could not have been easier. The Solution also went smoothly and with little effort. We have since integrated it with SharePoint, Blackboard, Canvas, OWA and WebAdvisor. We could not be more pleased with how this product and company have worked out for our needs.”

“Grand View University has been using PortalGuard for a little over a year now an so far our experience has been fantastic. The product is very reliable and stable. The company support is outstanding! When it comes to authentication these experts know what they are doing.”

SSO for Education

Grand View University

Recent Updates/Blog

Veracode Update

PortalGuard v5.6.4

PistolStar Inc. Is Proud to Announce: PortalGuard v5.6.4!

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Data Quality

Leveraging Data Quality to Improve Institutional Efficiency

The idea is to compile data, but only the best data that will help with finding ways to improve the way a school or college uses its resources to educate the student population.

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