news_VASCO’S T. Kendall Hunt WILL BE HONORED WITH PEPPERDINE Distinguished Alumnus Award

December 9, 2010

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois and ZURICH, Switzerland – December 9, 2010 – VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI;, a leading software security company specializing in strong authentication products, today announces that VASCO Data Security’s Chairman and CEO, T. Kendall Hunt, will be honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award at the Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management.

The Award will be presented on Saturday, December 11, 2010, at the Commencement Ceremonies. The Commencement will be illuminated by a number of speakers, including VASCO’s Chairman and CEO T. Kendall Hunt. The Pepperdine University judged Hunt’s career ethic to reflect the school mission’s core: “to develop values-centered leaders and advance responsible business practice through education that is entrepreneurial in spirit, ethical in focus, and global in orientation.”

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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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Jochem Binst, +32 2 609 97 00, [email protected]