Christopher Perry

October 4, 2017
by Christopher Perry
0 comments

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

  In an effort to provide our customers with the most secure and efficient product possible, the team behind PortalGuard is proud to announce the release of version 5.6.4!  This latest version of PortalGuard follows a recent round of penetration … Continue reading

Tyler Dannat

September 7, 2017
by Tyler Dannat
0 comments

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

Rob K

August 18, 2017
by Rob K
0 comments

Getting Away from Your Homegrown Environment

  From the moment, the doors first opened and continuing through today, many organizations and institutions have been creating and developing their IT departments continuously. Through the years, changes in IT range from new technologies to new positions and/or employees. … Continue reading

Rob K

August 11, 2017
by Rob K
0 comments

Higher Education Needs More Protection

Over the past year, there has been an increase in phishing and hacking attacks throughout Higher Education nationwide. Hackers are targeting these institutions for a variety of different reasons. Some of the reasons are access to sensitive data such as … Continue reading

Rob K

July 26, 2017
by Rob K
0 comments

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

Rob K

July 20, 2017
by Rob K
0 comments

It’s Just Software, Why is it so Expensive?

This question is hilarious to someone like me who spent 30 plus hours a week working on a merciless course offered at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) called “Data Structures”. A course that has no regard for your happiness, sleep schedule, … Continue reading

Gregg Browinski

June 21, 2017
by Gregg Browinski
0 comments

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

Main menu