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Kip Hawley

  • January 19, 2009 | 130 (# of comments)
    TSA opened up this web dialogue about a year ago to get feedback from the public and engage with them on the issues that they presented. We have learned a great deal from those of you who have posted and I am grateful for your engagement with us....
  • November 25, 2008 | 30 (# of comments)
    On November 17, several bloggers gathered together at TSA Headquarters for a roundtable chat with DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff and TSA Administrator Kip Hawley.The following bloggers accepted the invitation and participated in the roundtable:Rich...
  • October 24, 2008 | 168 (# of comments)
    When it comes to liquids, everybody involved with checkpoint operations -- passengers, airlines, airports, and TSA employees -- agrees that there has to be a better way. Here’s my take on the path forward.For this discussion, I am using “liquids” as...
  • October 21, 2008 | 124 (# of comments)
    Bruce Schneier and others have raised a number of good issues about TSA’s role in aviation security but veer off course when our work is described as ‘security theater.’ Some examples from a recent article in the Atlantic magazine are worth...
  • July 03, 2008 | 150 (# of comments)
    The ID topic has elicited lots of emotion. Many posters feel very strongly on this topic and I respect that discussion and their positions. This is a case where taking steps for aviation security touch other, related controversies that are larger...
  • March 30, 2008 | 169 (# of comments)
    In TSA's checkpoint of the future, passengers will approach the security kiosk, carry-on in hand, and put a biometric on the scanner. While the scanning system clears you after it confirms your identity and flight information, the technology in the...
  • February 10, 2008 | 136 (# of comments)
    Thanks for participating in the Evolution of Security blog. In the coming weeks we will ask for your opinions about some issues we have now in discussion -- balancing intrusions into personal space (pat-downs, imaging) with better detection,...
  • February 04, 2008 | 209 (# of comments)
    Last week, there was a post on the ars technica blog by Jon Stokes, Senior Editor and Co-Founder, posing some questions on TSA’s liquids rules similar to other questions we’ve gotten on the blog so far. Kip Hawley wrote the following response,...
  • January 30, 2008 | 854 (# of comments)
    Two million travelers come in contact with the Transportation Security Administration every day. It is an intense experience all around -- extremely personal in some senses but also impersonal at the same time.There is no time to talk, to listen, to...
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