NW_20020221_en_VASCO to Showcase Exciting New, as well as Proven AAA Security Products

February 21, 2002

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois and BRUSSELS, Belgium – February 21, 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, announced today that it will be strongly represented at CeBIT 2002. VASCO will launch new products in the Digipass and VACMAN product ranges. Along with the newcomers, VASCO will showcase its existing products Digipass 800, Digipass 850 and Vacman 6.0 for Server. On March 13, the first day of CeBIT, VASCO will host a media only press conference from 16.00 until 17.00 CET, announcing its newest products and introducing its partners to the German market (CC, Room 104).

For the first time in its history, VASCO will welcome visitors at two booths. VASCO will be present in the Security Hall (Hall 17, booth nr G17) and in the Networking Hall (Hall 16, booth nr C58). VASCO will be present in the Networking Hall because its recent product Vacman Server 6.0 offers a wide range of possible applications in the corporate networking area.

Those interested in VASCO @ CEBIT, but unable to attend the show, will be kept informed via the VASCO website (www.vasco.com). Through press releases and a daily updated page with atmosphere pictures of VASCO’s booths, the online spectator will be able to share VASCO’s CeBIT activities.

A detailed media invitation including the complete programme of the press conference will follow shortly.

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.com.

Forward Looking Statements
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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:
Jochem Binst, +32 2 456 9810, [email protected]
Investor Relations:
Annemieke Blondeel, Americas +1 630 932 8844, Europe +44 20 8298 9960, [email protected]