NW_20010911_Investor and Media Alert_ VASCO Executives to Speak on e-Security at Leading Industry Events and Con

September 11, 2001

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and BRUSSELS, Belgium – September 11, 2001 – VASCO (Nasdaq NM & Nasdaq Europe: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a global provider of enterprise-wide security products that support e-business and e-commerce, announced that key executives of the company have been invited to speak on e-security topics at leading industry events.

VASCO will be on the podium at the following conferences and events:

Guild of Shareholders Corporate Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland
September 14, 2001
Mario Houthooft, President & CEO
“Investment Considerations for Today’s and Tomorrow’s Security Market Place”

CommVerge Conference, Santa Clara, California
September 19, 2001
Daniel Mouly, CTO and Head of Worldwide R&D
"Smart Cards, PKI, and Digital Signatures: Completing the Security Chain"

VFB Annual Conference (member World Federation of Investors), Antwerp, Belgium
September 29, 2001
Mario Houthooft, President & CEO
“How to Make Money with e-Security”

Uw Geld/Votre Argent 2001, Brussels, Belgium
October 19, 2001
Mario Houthooft, President & CEO
“How to leverage your e-Business using e-Security”

For more information about VASCO’s upcoming speaking engagements and events, please visit our website at www.vasco.com and view the “VASCO on the Podium” page from the “Events and Training” menu.. Or please contact Mike Lange at +1 630 932 8844, [email protected] or Annemieke Blondeel at +44 20 8308 7080, [email protected]

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 and digital signature, enterprise Single Sign-On, and LAN 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.com.

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:

Mike Lange, +1 630 932 8844, [email protected]

Investor Relations:
Annemieke Blondeel, USA +1 630 932 8844, Europe +44 20 8308 7080, [email protected]