NDTABenelux Chapter

NDTA Clips

The NDTA News Clips are produced daily by NDTA, a non-profit, non-political educational association, for informational purposes only. For questions or comments, please email jmarconi@ndtahq.com.

January 10, 2018

DARPA launches sensors program to monitor key ocean spots

(C4ISR) Defense officials want to go beyond radar or sonar to scan across large expanses of ocean by using thousands of small, low-cost floats to serve as a distributed sensor network — a camera-type network floating across the seas, always monitoring. READ MORE 

House passes Homeland Security cybersecurity oversight bill

(The Hill) House lawmakers on Tuesday approved legislation aimed at boosting oversight of the way that the U.S. government discloses cyber vulnerabilities to the private sector. READ MORE 

FAA names Elwell acting administrator

(American Shipper) U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has appointed Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Deputy Administrator Daniel Elwell to serve as acting administrator of the agency, following the end of Administrator Michael Huerta’s term.READ MORE 

Microsoft says security patches slowing down PCs, servers

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Tuesday the patches released to guard against Meltdown and Spectre security threats slowed down some personal computers and servers, with systems running on older Intel Corp (INTC.O) processors seeing a noticeable decrease in performance. READ MORE

FMCSA Soon to Send Report to Congress in Response to CSA Study

(Transport Topics) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration officials said Jan. 9 that they will soon send a report to Congress outlining corrective actions the agency will take in response to a Compliance, Safety, Accountability program study conducted by an academic panel of the National Academy of Sciences. READ MORE 


U.S. Expects Domestic Crude Output to Hit Records in 2018, 2019

(Bloomberg) The U.S. may challenge Saudi Arabia and Russia in the next two years in the race to become the world’s largest oil producer. READ MORE

James M. Marconi
Director of Public Relations
NDTA: The Association for Global Logistics and Transportation