Headquartered in Burlingame, California, Kensington is the inventor and a worldwide leader in laptop security locks. Kensington is a 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.
In 1998, a hacker group called L0pht testified before Congress to expose the lack of software and network security, a whole new world out there open for abuse.
One member, Chris Wysopal (Weld Pond), set out to invent a way to prevent malicious actors from exploiting vulnerabilities by co-founding Veracode in 2006 where he is CTO to this day.
The endeavor turned out to be much bigger than we initially thought. What started as a code scanning tool has evolved into an intelligent software security platform that prevents, detects, and responds to vulnerabilities and manages risk and compliance for thousands of leading organizations around the world.