news_VASCO wins Computing Security Award for Remote Access Solution of the Year

November 16, 2010

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois and ZURICH, Switzerland – November 16th, 2010 – VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI;, a leading software security company specializing in strong authentication products, today announces that its solution IDENTIKETY Server won the prestigious Computing Security Award in the category “Remote access solution of the year”. The recognition of VASCO’s innovative solutions comes on the heels of the recent launch of its DIGIPASS as a Service offering; VASCO’s clould-based authentication platform for web-based applications.

The Computing Security Awards were launched by Network Computing and Computing Security to honor the products and services that have made a positive contribution to making organizations more secure. Winners were determined by the democratic process of on-line nominating and voting. VASCO received the award during an official ceremony in London on November 4th.

IDENTIKEY Server is VASCO’s comprehensive authentication server that secures remote access to corporate networks and various types of (web-based) applications. IDENTIKEY adds strong authentication to VPN solutions, allowing employees to remotely log-on anywhere and at any given time. Additionally, the solution can be seamlessly integrated into existing infrastructures, thanks to its RADIUS, Web and SOAP interfaces.

“As enterprises have an increasing mobile workforce, it is necessary to provide them with adequate authentication solutions enabling them to connect from anywhere in the world using any type of connection technology to access corporate networks or applications”, says Jan Valcke, President and COO of VASCO Data Security. “As a world leader in strong authentication solutions, VASCO has the expertise and experience to meet customer’s needs. With our IDENTIKEY solution, we have greatly expanded the opportunities to deploy two-factor authentication in various target markets. We offer small enterprises plug-and-play security for remote access but also cater to the needs of large enterprises and application providers as IDENTIKEY can be seamlessly integrated into any web-based application.We are delighted to have VASCO’s IDENTIKEY Server solution acknowledged as the best remote access solution by the general public.This award recognizes VASCO’s sustained business success and the value IDENTIKEY Server creates for organizations looking for a proven, cost-efficient, flexible and user-friendly remote access solution. The award symbolizes our commitment to developing solutions and services for enterprises of all sizes and bringing security within everyone’s reach.”

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 over 10,000 companies in more than 100 countries, including more than 1,500 international financial institutions. VASCO’s prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce and e-government.

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