NW_20020312_en_VASCO Ready Partners Dominantly Present at CeBIT 2002

March 12, 2002

HANOVER, GERMANY – March 12, 2002 – VASCO Data Security International (Nasdaq NM & Nasdaq Europe: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a global provider of enterprise-wide security products that support e-business and e-commerce, today announced that more than thirty of its Solution and Channel partners will be present at CeBIT 2002, the largest IT show in the world. The majority of these companies will be showing VASCO products at their booth.

Amongst VASCO’s Ready Partners present at CeBIT are companies such as Europay-Mastercard, Novell, Netlife, Authentidate, Evidian, Comarch, Stratus, Stonesoft, Netegrety, Funk Software, Columbitech, Sonicwall, Netscreen, Cisco Systems, Checkpoint, Avaya, Whale Communications, Cryptomathic, Gemplus, Datakey, Element, Siemens, Telindus, Eracom, HOB, Controlware, The Bristol Group, Secunet and Comarch.

VASCO Solution Partners are industry and sector leaders who have aligned their systems and products with VASCO’s Digipass and/or Vacman product families in order to provide customers with best-of-breed total solutions.
VASCO Channel Partners invest resources to support, resell, and market VASCO products. They are totally or partially focused on reselling security solutions through security experts and offer a range of additional security services

VASCO secures the enterprise from the mainframe to the Internet with infrastructure solutions that enable secure e-business and e-commerce, protect sensitive information, and safeguard the identity of users. The Company's family of Digipass® and VACMAN® products offers end-to-end security through strong authentication, digital signature, network Single Sign-On, and Radius, LAN and Web security, while sharply reducing the time and effort required to deploy and manage security. VASCO's customers include hundreds of financial institutions, blue-chip corporations, and government agencies in more than 50 countries. More information is available at www.vasco.

Forward Looking Statements
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements. Any statement containing words such as “believes,” “anticipates,” “plans,” “expects,” and similar words, is forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Consequently, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements.

Reference is made to the Company's public filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission for further information regarding the Company and its operations.

For more information contact:

VASCO Data Security:
Jochem Binst, +32 2 456 9810, [email protected]
Investor Relations:
Annemieke Blondeel, USA +1 630 932 8844, Europe +44 20 8298 99 60, [email protected]