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 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

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

Rob K

June 15, 2017
by Rob K
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Top 10 PortalGuard Education Portals

  As a former student, PortalGuard is an intriguing product. During my stay at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), there were a few different logins I needed to know for day to day life as a student. One would be for … 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

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