Larry Conroy

October 10, 2017
by Larry Conroy
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Leveraging Data Quality to Improve Institutional Efficiency

“Leveraging Data Quality to Improve Institutional Efficiency”, that’s a mouthful of big words.  When I was first asked to write on this topic, I thought, “What does that even mean?”  Well, like any good author/engineer, I broke it up into … Continue reading

Christopher Perry

October 4, 2017
by Christopher Perry
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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
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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 22, 2017
by Rob K
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Considerations for Developing BYOD Security Guidelines

  Back in 2002 would it have surprised you to know that in only a short amount of time almost everyone would have a cell phone? Let alone a cell phone that would have access to the internet? It sure … Continue reading

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

Christopher Perry

July 1, 2015
by Christopher Perry
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Consider This: A Firewall Security Challenge

Did you ever hear those debates in school: why pizza should be removed from the lunch menu, or why the computer rooms should or shouldn’t get additional computers? If you are anything like me, you probably sat by and listened … Continue reading

Christopher Perry

June 18, 2015
by Christopher Perry
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Password Encryption | 3 Things the LastPass Data Breach Taught Us

    If you are into authentication at all, there’s a good chance you’ve already heard about the LastPass data breach that occurred over this past weekend. There has been a bit of a mixed response regarding the potential breach … Continue reading

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