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Kensington Universal 3-in-1 Keyed Laptop Lock 2.0 Wins iF DESIGN AWARD 2024

  • June 24, 2024
  • Topics: Awards
A close-up view of the Kensington 3-in-1 security lock, highlighting its robust metallic design and key mechanism.

BURLINGAME, Calif – June 24, 2024 –
Kensington, a worldwide leader of desktop computing and mobility solutions for IT, business, and home office professionals, today announced its Universal 3-in-1 Keyed Laptop Lock 2.0 is a winner of this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD, one of the world’s most prestigious design awards. The award program is organized by Hannover-based iF International Forum Design GmbH, the world’s oldest independent design organization.

The Kensington Universal 3-in-1 Keyed Laptop Lock 2.0, which was the winning product in the office stationary category, was selected by a 132-member jury made up of independent experts from all over the world. The lock’s unique design, innovative features, and universal compatibility combine to provide a robust, highly visible security solution for virtually any laptop to help stem the ever-increasing global issue of laptop and data theft. The intense competition received nearly 11,000 entries submitted from 72 countries.

The Kensington Universal 3-in-1 Keyed Laptop Lock 2.0 is the latest innovation from the company that invented the first laptop lock in 1992. The patented Anti-Pick Hidden Pin™ technology is designed to defend against common picking techniques and the unique pivot and rotate lock head allows for flexible movement and key insertion. The universal design enables the lock to fit standard, nano, and wedge-shaped laptop security slots, regardless of brand or generation, enabling the lock to be reused when upgrading or replacing laptops in the future. Register & Retrieve online key registration program allows for quick, secure, free key replacement.

Kensington’s extensive portfolio of laptop locks is available in North America through multiple channels, including Amazon and other online retailers. 

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Since 1954, the iF DESIGN AWARD has been recognized as an arbiter of quality for excellent design. The iF Design brand is renowned worldwide for outstanding design services, and the iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most important design prizes in the world. It honors design achievements in all disciplines: product, packaging, communication and service design, architecture and interior architecture as well as professional concept, user experience (UX) and user interface (UI). All award-winning entries are featured on

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 40 years. Kensington strives to anticipate the needs and challenges of the ever-evolving workplace and craft professional-tier award-winning solutions for organizations committed to providing peak professionals the tools they need to thrive. The company prides itself as the professionals’ choice, and on its core values surrounding design, quality and support.

In office and mobile environments, Kensington’s extensive portfolio of award-winning products provide trusted security, desktop productivity innovations, professional video conferencing, and ergonomic well-being.

Headquartered in Burlingame, California, Kensington is the inventor and a worldwide leader in laptop security locks. Kensington is a division of ACCO Brands, the Home of Great Brands Built by Great People, which designs, manufactures and markets consumer and end-user products that help people work, learn and play. In addition to Kensington®, ACCO Brands’ widely recognized brands include AT-A-GLANCE®, Five Star®, Leitz®, Mead®, PowerA®, Swingline®, Tilibra and many others.  More information about ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE:ACCO) can be found at

Kensington® is a trademark of ACCO Brands. All other registered and unregistered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

© 2024 Kensington Computer Products Group, a division of ACCO Brands. All rights reserved.

Media Contact:

Ken Hagihara, APR, Fellow PRSA, MCM
Integrity Public Relations, Inc.
949-768-4423 ext. 101