Tyler Dannat

September 7, 2017
by Tyler Dannat

A Fresh Look at Passphrases and NIST’s New Password Policy: Size Matters

    Let’s face it, complicated, alphanumeric passwords are one of the worst parts about being online. With the plethora of websites and online applications requiring us to create accounts and passwords, the advice of password security experts is easy … Continue reading

Larry Conroy

August 8, 2017
by Larry Conroy

Top 3 Problems seen in a Tech Support Role

  Here at PortalGuard Technical Support, we get quite an assortment of inquiries needing resolution/understanding by our customers and prospects. We are committed to taking the time to document or build into our product what is needed to eliminate these … Continue reading

Rob K

July 26, 2017
by Rob K

Institutions are Being Targeted by Hackers!

There’s been a concerning trend over the last few years in the higher education field. No, not the sky-high tuition aimed to keep you in debt.  Today we’re talking about cyber security breaches aimed at institutions, students and faculty. Please … Continue reading

Christopher Perry

July 19, 2017
by Christopher Perry

Benefits of Announcements on the Login Portal for Education

Let’s be honest: the benefits of announcements are nothing new in the world of education.  Many applications and service providers have the option to implement announcements. However, these features often do not integrate well with the login process. On top … Continue reading

Gregg Browinski

June 21, 2017
by Gregg Browinski

You Asked We Delivered…v5.6.2.0

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 … Continue reading

Ryan McDermott

June 13, 2017
by Ryan McDermott

Why should you be using PortalGuard for Education

      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 … Continue reading

Gregg Browinski

June 5, 2017
by Gregg Browinski

Why is it important to conform to the WCAG 2.0 Guidelines?

Navigating in the Dark 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 … Continue reading

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