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

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

Christopher Perry

August 25, 2016
by Christopher Perry
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Office 365 Federation – The Multiple Domain Problem

Office 365 Federation can be a real pain to implement for any organization. Microsoft’s own TechNet website refers to the process as “[seeming] like more trouble than it’s worth”. Office 365 integration becomes even more difficult to manage when multiple … Continue reading

Gregg Browinski

June 20, 2016
by Gregg Browinski
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SAML Single Logout – What You Need to Know

Enough with the articles about Single Sign-On! Much has been written about it and its undeniable benefits to both usability and security; users log into one, central website and receive unfettered access to a myriad of other web applications without encountering any other … Continue reading

Christopher Perry

May 25, 2016
by Christopher Perry
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Canvas LMS – Critical SAML Single Sign-on Update

It’s not every day that a high-grade application suite pushes out an update that could potentially break part of certain existing systems that are already in place. Such has been the case with the popular software suite provided by Instructure: the … Continue reading

Christopher Perry

October 14, 2015
by Christopher Perry
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Modern Day Alternatives to Security Through Obscurity

Official Photo Credit to The CW Television Network  According to various radio DJ’s – Yesterday was National Face Your Fears day. Given that it also happens to be National Cyber Security Awareness Month, I got to thinking – what about cyber … Continue reading

Christopher Perry

May 13, 2015
by Christopher Perry
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Differences Between Google for Work and Office 365

When you think of office suites, what particular suite comes to mind? Chances are most people are thinking of either Office or Google. Personally, I’m a Google fanatic, so my thoughts typically drift towards the big kahuna. After all, it … Continue reading

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