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Comment on Zwirn’s non-compliance issue / Zwirn webinar announcement – register today
April 12, 2021
Webinar Announcement
Title: Product deficiencies in Konnected products
Topic:  Products will be reviewed by renowned security alarm expert
When:  April 20, 2021  12 PM ET   12 to 1 PM
Presented by:  Jeffrey Zwirn, CPP, CFPS, CFE, SET, FASI&T, CHPA-IV, MBAT, NFPA 3000(PS), President of IDS Research & Development, Incorporated
Hosted by:  Ken Kirschenbaum,Esq
Who should attend:  alarm company owners and technicians
Register Here:  **********************
Comment on Zwirn’s non-compliance issue
            I have stayed in the background of the data and power buss issue way to long on this as I have observed this non-compliant vulnerability that Jeff first pointed out well over a year ago play out in your posts, trade magazines, social media, and many different industry sources over the past year starting when Jeff originally made our industry aware of and the complete silence, ignorance, debating, finger pointing or either complete agreement or disagreement with his and Merton’s professional observations. I have over 48 years of both technical and operations hands on experience and expertise in this industry and hold many industry certifications and tenured professional association memberships with a background and industry passion very similar to Jeff plus an industry educator for well over 30 years. What we have most in common is our passion, broad and deep understanding plus in depth industry knowledge including the many different listings, codes and standards that have evolved and grown over the years and which were all originally developed and updated to make sure that compliance with them would provide the greatest probability that an intrusion or fire alarm system will function as intended and that is the bottom line. Remember that these standards were put together by all stakeholders in the industry and when it comes to fire Life Safety Specialists and code enforcers there is no room for error.
            I am in 100% agreement with both Jeff and Merton Bunkers observations since I know their not only credible but the fact is I also created the exact same test and had the same result. Industry should be thanking Jeff and Merton instead of critiquing them or ignoring this. I kind of equate this to what Ralph Nader went thru many years ago to improve automobile safety  My two cents. 
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            We are fortunate that Jeff Zwirn is going to present a webinar on April 20, 2021.  All are invited to attend [register above].  There will be time for questions and if anyone would like to participate and speak let me know in advance.  Reaching out and coordinating with Jeff is a good idea.  Of course, if you have sufficient knowledge I’d be happy to host a follow up webinar, staring you.

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