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 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

Larry Conroy

August 8, 2017
by Larry Conroy
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Top 3 Problems seen in a Tech Support Role

  Here at PortalGuard Technical Support, we get quite an assortment of inquiries needing resolution/understanding by our customers and prospects. We are committed to taking the time to document or build into our product what is needed to eliminate these … 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

Gregg Browinski

June 21, 2017
by Gregg Browinski
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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

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