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President Obama's Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity will examine the “cybersecurity challenges and opportunities” for the finance and insurance sectors at a May 16 public meeting in New York.

The formation of information sharing and analysis organizations will have to traverse a regulatory maze of domestic and international requirements for protecting data and personal information, according to draft strategy documents released Tuesday by the ISAO standards organization created under an Obama executive order.

Manufacturers of medical devices should be required to implement specific standards for cybersecurity as voluntary guidance would likely not be followed, a number of health industry groups warned the FDA in comments on recently released draft medical device cybersecurity guidance.

The organization tasked with writing standards and guidelines for creating and operating information sharing and analysis organizations has issued a series of draft strategy documents for public comment that lay an ambitious agenda – ranging from the legal and tax status of the groups to privacy and security controls – that will be hashed out over the next few months as the organization works toward finalizing the papers this summer.