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

Rob K

August 11, 2017
by Rob K
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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
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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

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

Tyler Dannat

February 22, 2017
by Tyler Dannat
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Top Concerns of Cloud Hosted Systems in Higher Education

By 2020, the number of smartphones, tablets, and PCs in use will reach approximately 7.3 billion units. This wave of the Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming even more prevalent throughout higher education institutions. However, Cloud Hosted Systems and services are still … Continue reading

Christopher Perry

June 24, 2015
by Christopher Perry
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Consider This: Securing Data and Perfect Security

Securing data is all the buzz in the world of digital security these days. It makes sense: data is both important and valuable. No matter if it is your own personal information or the information that your company has spent … Continue reading

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