Jorge D. Hevia, is the Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Napco Security Technologies, a leading security systems manufacturer.He is a professionally trained presenter; well-versed in all aspects of mechanical & electronic security technologies and services. With over two decades of experience in security, he has been a panelist/speaker at several industry events, including “Securing New Ground” as part of the Security500™ Conference, as well as at several “Campus Safety Conferences™” nationwide. He has regularly contributed to, and been quoted by, numerous security technology related trade journals, as well as authored a whitepaper on School Security in Active Shooter Incidents, in which he introduced a brand-agnostic audit and certification process he created called S.A.V.I.™, the Security Access-Control Vulnerability Index™.
Designed for educators and those seeking information and objective security expertise, S.A.V.I . is a tool developed to objectively evaluate a school’s current vulnerabilities, and then quantify the next best next-steps to take to protect against future school violence. The S.A.V.I. whitepaper provides even more detail, including background, and current impediments to U.S. schools being able to more adequately address the mass shooting/violence problem. Also discussed are varying effective security technology and management solutions, electronic and physical,and an evaluation of each, consideringtechnological sophistication, speed and ease of deployment,stakeholders & budgetary factors.