NW_20080806_en_VASCO launches Japanese version of website

August 6, 2008

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois and ZURICH, Switzerland – August 06, 2008 - VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI) (www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products, today launched a long-anticipated Japanese version of its website (www.vasco.co.jp).

VASCO supplies strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services; bringing banking level security to over 50 different verticals such as healthcare, e-gaming, human resources, education, e-government and much more. To reinforce its presence in the Japanese market, VASCO now provides its customers and prospects with a Japanese version of the company’s corporate website.

The new website focuses on content relevant to the local market featuring VASCO’s primary authentication solutions such as Identikey Server to secure remote access and web applications, DIGIPASS Packs for small and medium enterprises, VASCO’s DIGIPASS range and VASCO’s core authentication platform VACMAN.

Japanese customers and prospects can find specific information about authentication solutions for e-banking, healthcare and enterprise security applications as well as corporate information including press releases and customer references.

“With the launch of this website, VASCO demonstrates its commitment to the Japanese market,” says Jan Valcke, VASCO’s president and COO. “Being the 2nd largest economy worldwide and having a large service industry and a highly educated workforce, Japan brings new business opportunities to VASCO. By launching a Japanese version of our website, we want to reinforce our local presence and grow our market position in both the Japanese financial and Enterprise security sectors. We are convinced that the launch of this website will prove to be an added value for our Japanese customers and partners.”

Visit http://www.vasco.co.jp/.

About VASCO: 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 more than 7,600 companies in more than 100 countries, including more than 1,150 international financial institutions. VASCO’s prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce and e-government.

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