Rob K

August 18, 2017
by Rob K
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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

July 26, 2017
by Rob K
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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
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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

Ryan McDermott

June 13, 2017
by Ryan McDermott
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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

July 27, 2016
by Christopher Perry
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SMS OTP Delivery – NIST Restricts Out of Band Authentication

In the world of modern 2FA, SMS OTP options are extremely popular.  They provide additional authentication security, without breaking the bank or making things too difficult for end-users.  However, it looks like the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … Continue reading

Gregg Browinski

June 20, 2016
by Gregg Browinski
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SAML Single Logout – What You Need to Know

Enough with the articles about Single Sign-On! Much has been written about it and its undeniable benefits to both usability and security; users log into one, central website and receive unfettered access to a myriad of other web applications without encountering any other … Continue reading

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