Rob K

August 18, 2017
by Rob K

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

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 20, 2017
by Rob K

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

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

Jason Garfagna

May 9, 2017
by Jason Garfagna
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A Solution for Multiple SSO Integration Challenges

  The search for a fully integrated authentication solution to provide to your students, parents, and faculty can be an overwhelming challenge. Oaks Christian School, an independent, college-preparatory school in California met that challenge head on in 2017. PortalGuard was chosen to provide … Continue reading

Christopher Perry

February 8, 2017
by Christopher Perry

Windows Server 2016 Certification – PortalGuard v5.5

Windows Server 2016 Certification informs IT administrators and authorities alike that hardware components, software solutions, and other devices meet Microsoft’s standards for compatibility and Best Practices.  We are proud to announce that the latest version of PortalGuard meets Windows Server … Continue reading

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