Yes, the industry is aware of some of the outstanding problems. From a security perspective, JEDEC are working on a spec for self encrypting NVDIMMs. We'll have a solution shortly.
There is a huge amount of other information at https://www.snia.org/forums/sssi/nvmp (Non Volatile Memory (NVM) Programming Technical Work Group) that does technical work, and https://www.snia.org/forums/sssi/NVDIMM (Persistent Memory and NVDIMM Special Interest Group) that has a large selection of educational material on this subject. There is a regular conference on Persistent Memory run every year; more information, including all the presentations inclduing the last 2018 confernece are here https://www.snia.org/pm-summit
(Alex, Co-chair, SNIA Solid State Storage Initiative)