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It's a Constant Game of Being Fooled - Do Your Part to Prevent Cybersecurity Breaches

In Healthcare, it’s especially disconcerting when a breach occurs because it’s a dense collection of personal identity data. It is the intruder’s brass ring.  Having your DOB and social security number enables the intruder to gain access to many other doors to penetrate. The Internet is already a treasure trove of personal data which a hacker can use to piece together your detailed identity....

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Tags: Multi-Factor Authentication, password strength, SSO, strong password, office 365, Password Security, Software Vulnerability, SSPR, support, healthcare

Custom Office 365 Login Branding - Trust and Consistency

When one hears the phrase Custom Office 365 Login Branding, the first thing to come to mind is likely nothing to do with trust.  However, regardless of your business or industry vertical, trust is a key component to maintaining lasting relationships both inside and outside your organization. With an application as prevalent as Office 365, a certain level of trust is established from the...

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Tags: Azure, IT Security, login security, PortalGuard, User Interface, customer experience, Cyber Security, office 365, Portal, Self-Service Password Reset, Single Sign-On (SSO), Two-Factor Authentication, unique, usable office 365, #userexperience, Custom Branding

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 domain federation is required, . Historically, Microsoft requires that each domain be federated using specific ‘issuer’ values. With regards...

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Tags: Azure, IT Security, PortalGuard, Dynamic Analysis, office 365, SAML, Single Sign-On (SSO), SSO 101

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Federating the Office 365 Default Domain

So, you are looking to federate the Office 365 default domain for one reason or another and - surprise - it's giving you some issues. As is to be expected, many major application or service providers will impose their own restrictions on how they support things like Single Sign-On and federation.  The very same is true when it comes to federating the Office 365 Default Domain.

As you may...

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Tags: Authentication Methods, End user experience, PortalGuard, usability, office 365, Single Sign-On (SSO), support, User Authentication

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Common Office 365 Password Reset Issues and Resolutions

Just like with anything that requires a password, Office 365 password reset is a common issue for a wide range of industries.  Office 365 and Outlook Web App (OWA) provide email services to multitudes of end-users every day.  As you may or may not know, Office 365 is a cloud-hosted application suite provided by Microsoft, while OWA is installed and maintained on-site by local IT...

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Tags: Microsoft, password reset, office 365, OWA, Password Management, Self-Service Password Reset, User Authentication

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What's New with PortalGuard, Version 5.2

In August 2015, PortalGuard version 5.2 was made available to the public. With the ever-changing landscape of secure authentication, PortalGuard is constantly being updated to address the challenges inherent in such an active realm.

The new updates and features included in the 5.x versions are:

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Tags: Authentication Methods, Banner, IT Security, Product Updates, SQL, SSO, Dynamic Analysis, office 365, updates

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 seems like they are gearing up to take over the digital world, so it makes sense to have a special place for the big guy here. When it comes to office...

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Tags: Google for Work, identity management, SSO, Dynamic Analysis, office 365, SAML, Single Sign-On, Single Sign-On (SSO)

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Office 365 Integration: SSO, SSPR and 2FA

BEDFORD, NH--(Marketwired - Jun 25, 2014)

Today, PistolStar, Inc. announced the integration of its PortalGuard product with Office 365. This integration will give administrators the power to choose the level of convenience and security they desire for their students and faculty while accessing Office 365, including:

-Self Service Password Reset (SSPR) -Single Sign-on (SSO) -Two-factor...

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Tags: Industry Updates, Integration, PortalGuard, Product Updates, SSO, News & Press, office 365