NW_20000413_VASCO Commences Trading on EASDAQ Stock Market

April 13, 2000

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois and BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 13, 2000 -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; Easdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com) announced today that its class of Common Stock will begin trading on EASDAQ under the symbol "VDSI" at the opening of trading on Friday, 14 April, 2000. This completes the dual listing of VASCO’s Common Stock on the Nasdaq National Market and EASDAQ. As announced earlier today, VASCO has withdrawn its proposed public offering of Common Stock in the United States and Europe due to current market conditions.

On April 7, 2000, VASCO's class of Common Stock began trading on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol "VDSI." The Common Stock previously traded on the Electronic Bulletin Board under the same symbol.


VASCO designs, develops, markets and supports security products and services that manage and secure access to computer systems of corporate and government clients, and enable secure financial transactions over private enterprise networks and public networks, such as the Internet.

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 please contact:

Media: Kerry Roche, Bridgeman Communications, +1 617 742 7270, [email protected]
Investor Relations: Todd Fromer, KCSA Public Relations Worldwide, +1 212 682 6300, [email protected]
VASCO: Mike Lange, +1 630 932 8844, [email protected]

Media (Benelux): Bob Pieters, Anthonissen & Associates, +32 3 286 7777, [email protected]
Media (Europe/Asia): Sven Kersten, HBI, +49 89 99 38 87 33, [email protected]
Investor Relations: Annemieke Blondeel, LBConsult, +44 208 308 7080, [email protected]
VASCO: Ariane Bosmans, +32 2 456 9810, [email protected]