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Kensington Introduces New Keyed Cable Lock for Microsoft Surface Pro

  • September 19, 2017
  • Topics: Locks

Vigorously Tested, Non-Invasive Locking Technology Is Specifically Designed for Surface Pro and Delivers the Utmost in Security without Compromising Aesthetics

Kensington®, a worldwide leader of desktop computing and mobility solutions for IT, business and home office professionals and The Professionals’ Choice, today announced the Kensington Keyed Cable Lock for Microsoft®Surface™ Pro. Providing vigorously tested, non-invasive locking technology that is supported by Kensington’s innovative common keying system, the Keyed Cable Lock is designed specifically for the Surface Pro, Surface Pro 3 and Surface Pro 4.

As the inventor and #1 provider of laptop locks worldwide, Kensington’s locking solutions accommodate 95 percent of the world’s laptops, projectors, printers and monitors. With extensive professional accessory support for the Microsoft Surface family of products – including rugged cases, sleeves, docks, hubs, locking kits, and privacy screens – Kensington is The Professionals’ Choice for organizations incorporating the Microsoft Surface line into their computing environments.

“Device security and protecting valuable data is of the utmost importance to Surface Pro customers users, especially businesses,” said Sheri Brassell, Senior Director of Program Management, Microsoft. “Recognized for its expertise and longstanding leadership in physical security, Kensington created an outstanding solution that addresses the market need for Surface Pro protection. Now customers can safeguard their Surface Pros, without having to compromise its elegant look and feel.”

The Kensington Keyed Cable Lock is available in the following SKUs:

Kensington® Keyed Cable Lock for Surface™ Pro – Keyed Different (SKU# K62044; SRP $49.99)

Kensington® Keyed Cable Lock for Surface™ Pro – Master Keyed (SKU# K62052M; SRP $49.99)

Kensington® Keyed Cable Lock for Surface™ Pro – Supervisor Keyed (SKU# K62052S; SRP $49.99)

Kensington® Keyed Cable Lock for Surface™ Pro – Retail Packaging (SKU# K62055; SRP $49.99)

Features of the Kensington Keyed Cable lock include:

  • Exclusively Designed for Surface Pro to provide professional-level security and superior device engagement
  • Non-Invasive Locking Technology provides easy-to-use security solution that requires no device modifications, preserving the Surface Pro’s hardware warranty and aesthetics
  • Strong Lock Head meets Kensington’s industry leading standards for tamper-resistance, reliability and durability
  • 5mm Keying System includes patented anti-pick Hidden PinTM Technology, and is part of Kensington’s robust key management solutions that include Master Keyed (K62052M) and Supervisor Keyed (K62052S) options to help IT managers minimize the number of keys required to secure devices in mixed technology environments.
  • Carbon Steel Cable resists and deters cutting attempts
  • Register & RetrieveTM program offers free and secure cloud-based key replacement

“Organizations that have deployed the Surface Pro across their businesses, need a way to vigilantly safeguard and protect them from theft which could put valuable corporate data at risk,” said Gwen Hsu, Senior Director of Global Product Management, Kensington. “We worked directly with Microsoft to ensure the greatest level of security for the Surface Pro so that users can secure the device conveniently without compromising aesthetics or usability. And for IT managers, our innovative 5mm keying system is compatible across all of Kensington’s newer locks, so that less keys are needed in heterogeneous computing environments.” 

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About Kensington

Kensington is a leading provider of desktop and mobile device accessories, trusted by IT, educators, business and home office professionals around the world for more than 35 years. Kensington products empower people to dynamically interact with content, creating a better working experience for productive performance. In both office and mobile environments, Kensington’s extensive portfolio of award-winning products provides trusted security, desktop productivity innovations, and ergonomic well-being. Our core competencies in engineering, industrial design, product quality and responsive customer support make Kensington The Professionals’ Choice.

Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Kensington operates as the technology division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), one of the world’s largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded business, academic and consumer products, sold in more than 100 countries across the globe.

Kensington is the inventor and worldwide leader in laptop security locks, the acknowledged leader of Trackball innovation and offers a broad range of premium-branded desktop productivity solutions.