PistolStar, Inc. Engineers Release PortalGuard v5.6

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PortalGuard v.5.6 features and updates include adherence to WCAG 2.0, Level AA guidelines.

PistolStar, Inc. flagship product PortalGuard has been updated to version 5.6.0.0 by adding several new features to enhance the end user experience. PistolStar, Inc. is committed to being on the cutting edge of trends and guidelines in the authentication management industry. PortalGuard is continuously evolving to meet these demands. PortalGuard v5.6 comes with two major updates: adherence to WCAG 2.0, Level AA guidelines and the Announcements display.

Organizations that need to adhere to the WCAG 2.0, Level AA guidelines can now do so with PortalGuard, a cost-effective authentication solution. This recent update allows PortalGuard to provide accessibility of its interface when utilized by users with disabilities. The key element in this update is the assistive technology. This technology ranges from zooming the page by using browsers’ built-in zoom functions to employing screen readers to audibly reflect the instructions and controls on the page.

The Announcements display function added to PortalGuard v5.6 places valuable information directly in front of web-based end-users. Along with full WYSIWYG content editing, flexible start/end times and being able to target specific user groups or Organizational Units, this new feature provides three additional options: Specific SSO Application, Dismissible by End-User and Display on Login Page.

PortalGuard’s integrated authentication package delivers a full set of features in a single, fully customizable solution for all education institutions including K-12, colleges and universities. Consistently acclaimed, PortalGuard provides single sign-on (SSO), self-service password reset (SSPR), two-factor authentication (2FA), and over 120 other features to ensure that each campus is equipped with the tools needed to face any authentication challenge.

For more information regarding other features and updates in PortalGuard v.5.6 or to upgrade your current version contact us today.

About PistolStar:

PistolStar, Inc. is an authority on secure portal architecture. Its solutions are built to adapt to changing circumstances. Its flagship product PortalGuard is a secure, central integration portal software that is suited to fit both on-premises and cloud-based environments. From secure single sign-on and self-service password reset to seamless integration and brandability, PortalGuard has brought phenomenal growth to PistolStar, Inc. This growth is also attributed to the team’s dedicated and responsive customer support. For over 15 years, PortalGuard has provided its solutions to both companies and educational institutions.

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