Passportal Blog

Understanding AES 256 Encryption

[SECURITY | 7 MIN READ]  Encryption is fundamental to contemporary internet security. An encryption system scrambles sensitive data using mathematical calculations to turn data into code. The original data can only be revealed with the correct key, allowing it to remain secure from everyone but the authorized parties.

Topics: Passportal Insights MSP Wisdom Cybersecurity Tips

How to Build Password Policies for Your Customers

[SECURITY | 4 MIN READ]  Building your customer password policy can be tricky because it needs to balance security and convenience. Too much convenience, and you lose security. Too strict, and no one will use it.  

As a managed service provider (MSP), how do you create password policies that work for everyone? First, let’s look at some key elements that go into creating a comprehensive policy.

Topics: Passportal Insights MSP Wisdom Cybersecurity Tips

Why Every MSP Needs a Password Manager

[SECURITY | 4 MIN READ]  Managed services providers (MSPs) hold access credentials for hundreds of thousands of customer systems. These credentials are “keys to the kingdom” and provide access at various levels to networks, devices, applications, and even data.

Topics: Passportal Insights MSP Wisdom Cybersecurity Tips

Feature Release: Your Mobile Experience Just Got Better

[FEATURE RELEASE | 3 MIN READ]  If you currently use the SolarWinds® Passportal mobile app, then we have some exciting news—we’ve released one of our most highly requested features. Now, you have the option to autofill both apps and websites with the appropriate user credentials without needing to open the SolarWinds® Passportal app. This feature is built to make it easier for you to quickly and securely access the apps and services you need and boost your productivity throughout the day.  

The autofill feature is available for iOS 12+ and Android 8+. Read the documentation here.

Topics: MSP Wisdom Feature Release