The Next Chapter for Campus Security: Exploring the Risks and Creating a Pandemic Recovery Plan

Dennis Cobb, Senior Training Specialist, Kiernan Group Holdings

The goal of this GroupProject is to help campuses navigate the current invisible threat our world is facing today.

Colleges and Universities must keep their students, faculty and staff safe while acknowledging the risks of reopening. This discussion will provide suggestions for preparedness efforts and how to plan for both the short and long-term impacts on a campus, including the human capital which sustains it.

Dennis will share:

  • Lessons learned from the history of pandemics
  • New emergency management principles from planning through recovery
  • Processes of security risk assessments in an emergent threat environment
  • Suggestions for developing of guidelines and advisories

Join Dennis for this interactive discussion on higher education business continuity following a pandemic.

Be ready to share and participate in this “GroupProject” discussion!

Available Session Dates/Times:

*NOTE: Up to 25-30 people per session only.

10/20 at 12:00 PM

This session time is full.

10/21 at 2:00 PM

This session time is full.

10/22 at 4:00 PM

This session time is full.

*If you are interested in sponsoring this GroupProject, please contact Laura McDermott at:

[email protected]
(774) 505-8016

About the Speaker

Dennis Cobb

Senior Training Specialist, Kiernan Group Holdings

Dennis Cobb helps organizations improve operations and organizational resilience since retiring as Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Deputy Chief in 2007. He began as a firefighter/EMT before moving to policing, including Detective Bureau Commander, and Patrol Commander for the Las Vegas Strip.

As a former White House Fellow assigned to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Dennis worked on security review of the White House and Department of Defense domestic terrorism capabilities. As a member of the DHS SAFECOM Emergency Response Council and Nevada’s Statewide Interoperability Coordinator and Interoperability Committee, Dennis worked on improving policy, training and implementation of joint emergency capabilities, communications, and response.

Dennis was earned a B.A. in Political Science and M.S in Crisis and Emergency Management from the University of Nevada. He completed a White House Fellowship and Fulbright Fellowship, and graduated the FBI National Academy.”

Sponsored by:

Founded in 2004, Omnilert was the first company to establish the emergency mass notification market. It continues to be an innovation leader and the most trusted partner to over 2,500 customers across diverse industries, including education, healthcare, manufacturing, private and public sector organizations. Omnilert offers the broadest array of solutions, spanning prevention, notification, engagement, and incident management, as well as the most comprehensive multi-channel communications. Uniquely, the organization employs automation and next generation artificial intelligence to expedite emergency response and enable detection and visualization of critical incidents. Omnilert is privately held and headquartered outside of Washington, DC. For more information, visit 

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  — Dr. Amanda Guthorn, AVP Public Safety, La Salle University