Forensic Consulting Services

From the more traditional managed services that evolve around connectivity and bandwidth, network monitoring, security, and disaster recovery, to less traditional services such as application and infrastructure management, storage, and software engineering, VERTEX has the expertise to get your organization running efficiently and cost-effectively. Our IT and cybersecurity services help protect our clients’ most valuable asset, their data. Information must be secured yet readily available to avoid disruption in daily operations. 

Cybersecurity Compliance

Several of our customers have a certain degree of compliance requirements (HIPAA, SOX, GLBA, PCI, DFS, etc). To meet these demands, we provide:

  • Security Assessments
  • Risk Assessments
  • Legal Compliance Assessment and Audit
  • Vulnerability Assessments (Internal and External)
  • Penetration Testing
  • Security Awareness Training (onsite training)
  • Security Incident Response
  • Cyber Liability Insurance Policy Reviews

Merger & Acquisition Risk Assessment

When considering a M&A opportunity, the associated risk must be assessed before entering into an agreement. We have helped companies make better informed decisions by providing the following services:

  • Vulnerability Assessments
  • Penetration Testing
  • Cost-Loss Analysis
  • Cybersecurity Policy Review

IT Infrastructure

Our highly skilled engineers have successfully delivered hundreds of IT infrastructure related projects in 19 countries across North America, Europe, Latin America and South America. These services include:

  • Server Upgrades, Consolidations & Virtualization Projects
  • Cloud Migrations
  • Active Directory Upgrades
  • Network Infrastructure Installs and Upgrades
  • Office Relocations
  • Enterprise Wireless Network Deployments
  • Large Scale Desktop Deployments
  • M&A Technology Integration
  • Monitor, maintain, support and manage all of the above on a 24×7 basis

Managed Security Services

We complement our internal staff with strategic partnerships and subcontractors to provide the following services: 

  • Advanced Endpoint Protection, Detection and Response
  • Managed Firewall
  • Backup and Disaster Recovery
  • Security Awareness Training as a Service
  • Security Assessments as a Service
  • Dark Web Monitoring
  • Group Policy Management
  • Email Spam and Backup Services
  • SIEM
  • Encryption
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Multi-Factor Authentication

Software Engineering

When out-of-the-box software doesn’t meet the needs of your organization, we can customize technology solutions to your specifications.

  • Custom Software Development
  • Cloud Integration
  • Advanced Database Development
  • Mobile and Web Apps

Technical Qualifications

Our senior technical staff have an average of 18 years industry experience; some with 20-25 years. 

  • Cyber Security: GSEC, GCIH, GCWN, CISSP
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate
  • Microsoft Certified Professional

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Key Personnel

Mark Jordan

Mark Jordan

Chief Technology Officer

Mark Jordan is the Chief Technology Officer at VERTEX and the President of Optistar Technology Consultants. Mark has over 20 years of experience providing IT solutions to businesses of all types and sizes globally.

Brian Rice

Brian Rice

Vice President, Forensic Technology

Brian Rice is the Vice President of Forensic Technology at VERTEX. He supports sureties, law firms and other clients with e-document collection, management and retention services.