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PortalGuard SSO Extended with OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect

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Tags: 2FA, #cybersecurity, MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication, Product Updates, SSO, reCAPTCHA, Self-Service Password Reset, Single Sign-On (SSO), SSPR, Two-Factor Authentication, OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, PortalGuard v6.2, Modern SSO Protocols, OIDC v1.0, OpenID Foundation, SSO Support Protocols

by Larry Conroy 0 Comments

Top 3 Problems seen in a Tech Support Role

 

Here at PortalGuard Technical Support, we get quite an assortment of inquiries needing resolution/understanding by our customers and prospects. We are committed to taking the time to document or build into our product what is needed to eliminate these questions from taking up too much time for us and our customers. However, I have been able to find three concerns that I see the most in tech...

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Tags: #bestpractices, Industry Updates, PortalGuard, Product Updates, SSO, Uncategorized, User Experience, Active Directory, data security, Single Sign-On (SSO), SSPR, tech support, user convenience

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

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 our customers feedback we made the following changes. Take a look!

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Tags: Authentication, Authentication Methods, Authentication Security, authentication security, identity management, Industry Updates, #infosec, #ITSecurity, Password, #passwordmanagement, #passwords, PortalGuard, Product Updates, SSO, Uncategorized, #2FA, cloud computing, data security, News & Press, Password Management, Password Security, SAML, Self-Service Password Recovery, Self-Service Password Reset, Single Sign-On, Single Sign-On (SSO), stronger authentication, Two-Factor Authentication, User Authentication

Why is it important to conform to the WCAG 2.0 Guidelines?

Navigating in the Dark

You’ve been working hard today. Time to take a break, open a new browser tab on your workstation and visit your favorite website. Maybe it’s Facebook or ESPN or a news site. Just after entering the web address, close your eyes and keep them closed. How successful would you be navigating the site? Out of habit, your hand is probably on your mouse or trackpad. Well,...

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Tags: 2FA, Authentication, #bestpractices, identity management, Industry Updates, information security, IT Security, Level AA, #passwordmanagement, PortalGuard, Product Updates, Uncategorized, WCAG 2.0, data security, Password Management, Password Security, Two-Factor Authentication, User Authentication, WCAG 2.0 Guidelines

by Ryan McDermott 0 Comments

PortalGuard v5.6 Provides Adherence to WCAG 2.0, Level AA Guidelines

PistolStar, Inc. engineers have released PortalGuard v5.6 that introduces several new updates! With new feature requests from customers as well as changes in government regulations, we are determined to keep PortalGuard an up to date leader in password security management. 

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Tags: Authentication Methods, #bestpractices, IT Security, Level AA, #passwordmanagement, PortalGuard, Product Updates, SSO, Uncategorized, User Experience, WCAG 2.0, Password Management, Password Security, Self-Service Password Reset, Single Sign-On, Single Sign-On (SSO), Two-Factor Authentication, User Authentication

by Christopher Perry 0 Comments

Windows Server 2016 Certification – PortalGuard v5.5

Windows Server 2016 Certification informs IT administrators and authorities alike that hardware components, software solutions, and other devices meet Microsoft’s standards for compatibility and Best Practices.  We are proud to announce that the latest version of PortalGuard meets Windows Server 2016 Certification requirements!

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Tags: Authentication, #bestpractices, increased usability, Microsoft, PortalGuard, Product Updates, Uncategorized, #2FA, Self-Service Password Reset, Single Sign-On (SSO), #singlesign-on, Two-Factor Authentication

by Ryan McDermott 0 Comments

Google reCAPTCHA and More in PortalGuard v5.5 Release

PistolStar, Inc. engineers have released a new version of PortalGuard v5.5 that introduces nine new features! With new feature requests from customers as well as growth in the software industry, we are determined to keep PortalGuard an up to date leader in password security management. 

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Tags: Authentication, help desk calls, help desk support, HelpDesk, #passwordmanagement, PortalGuard, PortalGuard v5.5, Product Updates, #security, Uncategorized, User Experience, #2FA, Password Security, PistolStar, PortalGuard Update, Product Update, reCAPTCHA, Two-Factor Authentication, user convenience

SAML SLO and More in PortalGuard v5.4 - Feature Roundup

With the digital world constantly evolving, we have to keep moving and evolve right along with it.  Thanks to agile software development, PistolStar, Inc. is proud to announce the release of PortalGuard version 5.4 - which boasts increased security and validation, alongside both new and improved features such as SAML Single Log Out (SAML SLO).  We want to make sure that PortalGuard holds its...

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Tags: Authentication Methods, authentication security, PortalGuard, Product Updates, SAML, Single Sign-On, Single Sign-On (SSO), updates