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Three Ways PortalGuard Is Serving Up A Competitive Advantage

There are numerous options for Identity Management and Authentication software in today's market. The wealth of information available from vendors provides ample resources for self-guided research, but it also makes it difficult to separate marketing messaging from the explicit answers you need to evaluate and make an informed decision. This post side-steps any feature/functionality checklists...

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Tags: Authentication, #deployment, identity management, SSO, Single Sign-On (SSO), tailored authentication, Licensing

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PortalGuard SaaS: Welcome to the Next Generation

Here at PortalGuard, we’re always looking to the future.  Whatever the next way is for us to improve our products, our culture, ourselves, and the lives of our customers, we’re there. In one of the fastest moving and constantly evolving industries, we take pride in staying ahead of the cutting edge. We are committed to leveraging new technologies in new ways so that we can continue to meet the...

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Tags: cloud, Cloud SaaS, identity management, SaaS, Cloud Hosted System

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Maintaining Security and Data Privacy is one of the Biggest IT Challenges Today

Every year at the EDUCAUSE Conference the Top 10 IT Issues for the upcoming year are announced. Leading up to each conference a panel of experts ranging from IT leaders, CIO’s and faculty members present a list of the top IT trends. which are then voted on by EDUCAUSE members. The top initiatives are the most important topics and trends and will be a focus for the upcoming year. This year was...

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2 Reasons Why Portal Login Announcements are Beneficial

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 of that, announcements are often lost among everything else that end-users are presented with. This leaves organizations with an...

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Tags: best practices, identity management, Industry Updates, IT Security, #ITSecurity, PortalGuard, Product Updates, Uncategorized, data security, PortalGuard for Education, stronger authentication