Call for Nominations
To support the execution of the Bioeconomy Executive Order, BIO-ISAC has issued a Call for Nominations for its 2023 working groups focused on Genomic Security and Hardware/Software Security.
Each workgroup is expected to meet for at least two hours a month for the initial four months and agree to future meetings as required. Consensus building around organization recommendations and regulatory responses expected with likely on-the-record presentation of findings from the working groups. No working group may have more than two representatives from a single firm or entity. BIO-ISAC membership is required to serve as chair.
The Genomic Security Working Group will:
Convene industry members to discuss pragmatic
techniques to improve genomic security in practice
Coordinate with NIST NCCoE efforts & assist them in developing practicable standards that improve security
Develop & share failure use-cases
Engage key vendors to update & publish best operational practices
The Hardware/Software Security Working Group will:
Convene industry members to standardize and improve security provisions in the bioeconomy
Create common questionnaires, vetting procedures, collect information about product security features, networking best practices, etc.