Larry Conroy

April 27, 2017
by Larry Conroy
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Two-Factor Authentication Provides Increased Security

    Two-Factor Authentication (2FA), also known as Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), is gaining quite a reputation. Learn how you can become more secure with an integrated solution such as PortalGuard. Please follow and like us:0

Ryan McDermott

April 17, 2017
by Ryan McDermott
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PortalGuard v5.6 Provides Adherence to WCAG 2.0, Level AA Guidelines

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.  Please follow … Continue reading

Tyler Dannat

February 22, 2017
by Tyler Dannat
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Top Concerns of Cloud Hosted Systems in Higher Education

By 2020, the number of smartphones, tablets, and PCs in use will reach approximately 7.3 billion units. This wave of the Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming even more prevalent throughout higher education institutions. However, Cloud Hosted Systems and services are still … Continue reading

Christopher Perry

October 7, 2016
by Christopher Perry
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How to Deploy SharePoint as an Extranet Site – Consider This

In order to deploy SharePoint as an extranet site, we need to know what extranet means. SharePoint is generally utilized as an intranet portal only available to internal employees. In this setup, SharePoint is accessed only on-premises through local system … Continue reading

Christopher Perry

September 22, 2016
by Christopher Perry
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QUICK SHOT: MFA Best Practices for Balancing Security and Usability

As 2016 begins winding to a close, one thing is becoming abundantly clear: strong digital security is a must. Both 2014 and 2015 have been heralded as the Year of Data Breaches, and for good reason. With the constant barrage … Continue reading

Christopher Perry

August 25, 2016
by Christopher Perry
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Office 365 Federation – The Multiple Domain Problem

Office 365 Federation can be a real pain to implement for any organization. Microsoft’s own TechNet website refers to the process as “[seeming] like more trouble than it’s worth”. Office 365 integration becomes even more difficult to manage when multiple … Continue reading

Christopher Perry

August 18, 2016
by Christopher Perry
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Improve Network Security by Addressing Typical Attack Vectors

You see that little guy up there with the shield noticeably larger than his entire body? He’s working overtime to improve network security of the environments that he’s charged to protect. Why? Because it’s his job to reduce access by … Continue reading

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