news_VASCO launches IDENTIKEY Server 3.3 with PCI DSS compliancy

September 13, 2011
Update ensures extra security and compliancy

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois and ZURICH, Switzerland – September 13, 2011 - VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI) (, a leading software security company specializing in authentication products, announces IDENTIKEY Server 3.3. IDENTIKEY is VASCO’s authentication server for strong user authentication and e-signature validation. This new version offers PCI DSS compliancy which is important for financial institutions and all other organizations that store, process or transmit card information.

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a worldwide information security standard created by major credit card companies. The standard represents a set of security rules helping organizations to handle card data safely. By offering PCI-DSS compliance in IDENTIKEY Server 3.3 VASCO can ensure that all customers using the server for authentication requests are compliant with the rules set in this standard.

IDENTIKEY Server is a comprehensive authentication server offering a one-time password (OTP) and e-signature validation with full management and reporting capability. Specifically for the banking industry the reporting tools in IDENTIKEY Server 3.3 have been extended so that more accurate analyses and reports can be drawn. Business continuity is assured with IDENTIKEY System and Performance Monitoring which will warn organizations whenever a performance issue or system problem occurs.

“With IDENTIKEY Server 3.3 we offer a total PCI-DSS compliant authentication solution. With this update we meet the demands of all organizations that require the same compliancy, such as financial institutions, governments and global enterprises,” says Jan Valcke, President and COO at VASCO Data Security.

VASCO is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet security applications and transactions. VASCO has positioned itself as a global software company for Internet security serving a customer base of approximately 10,000 companies in more than 100 countries, including approximately 1,700 international financial institutions. VASCO’s prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce and e-government. Forward Looking Statements: Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements (1) are identified by use of terms and phrases such as “expect”, “believe”, “will”, “anticipate”, “emerging”, “intend”, “plan”, “could”, “may”, “estimate”, “should”, “objective” and “goal”, “possible”, “potential”, and similar words and expressions, but such words and phrases are not the exclusive means of identifying them, and (2) are subject to risks and uncertainties and represent our present expectations or beliefs concerning future events. VASCO cautions that the forward-looking statements are qualified by important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors have been described in greater detail in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and include, but are not limited to, (a) risks of general market conditions, including currency fluctuations and the uncertainties in world economic and financial markets, (b) risks inherent to the computer and network security industry, including rapidly changing technology, evolving industry standards, increasing numbers of patent infringement claims, changes in customer requirements, price competitive bidding, and changing government regulations, and (c) risks specific to VASCO, including, demand for our products and services, competition from more established firms and others, pressures on price levels and our historical dependence on relatively few products, certain suppliers and certain key customers. Reference is made to VASCO's public filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for further information regarding VASCO and its operations.

This document may contain trademarks of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. and its subsidiaries, including VASCO, the VASCO “V” design, DIGIPASS, VACMAN, aXsGUARD and IDENTIKEY.

For more information contact: Jochem Binst, +32 2 609 97 00, [email protected]

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