Rob K

November 7, 2017
by Rob K

CyberSecurity Access Control with Single Sign-on

  If you haven’t noticed yet, browsing the web in 2017 basically requires you to have multiple accounts with usernames and passwords. For my fellow Chrome users, you may forget that you are already signed into your account as soon … Continue reading

Jason Garfagna

October 23, 2017
by Jason Garfagna

Secure Single Sign-on to Ellucian Products

The advent of online resources that are becoming more accessible to students in higher education has spawned the need to streamline access to online systems. This is a common theme and reason why our education customers contact PortalGuard. They are … Continue reading

Christopher Perry

October 4, 2017
by Christopher Perry

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

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 11, 2017
by Rob K

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

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

Ryan McDermott

June 13, 2017
by Ryan McDermott

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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