NW_20050825_en_VASCO Accelerates Organization of Banking Summits in the World’s Leading Business Hubs

August 25, 2005

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., and BRUSSELS, Belgium,August 25, 2005 - VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI) ( www.vasco.com), the global number one vendor of strong user authentication products to the financial sector, today announced that it will organize three banking summits in the next three months in Europe and South America. During VASCO’s Banking Summits, banks using VASCO’s products explain the benefits of Digipass strong authentication to financial institutions interested in enhancing their e-banking security.

Interest for VASCO’s products is rising worldwide. Therefore, VASCO is speeding up the organization of banking summits all over the globe.
The next VASCO Banking Summit will happen in Sao Paolo (Brazil) on August 31, followed by summits in Athens (Greece) on September 21 and Barcelona (Spain) on October 20-21. VASCO’s Banking Summits are only accessible for bankers.

“With over 390 banks in its customer base, VASCO is the absolute market leading vendor of two factor authentication products to the financial sector,” said Jan Valcke, VASCO’s President and COO. “Our longstanding customers know the huge benefits of Digipass for their e-banking business. By sharing their experiences with other banks, they enhance the worldwide adoption of Digipass by financial institutions.”

About VASCO: VASCO designs, develops, markets and supports patented user authentication products for the financial world, remote access, e-business and e-commerce. VASCO’s user authentication software is delivered via its Digipass hardware and software security products. With over 17 million Digipass products sold and delivered, VASCO has established itself as a world-leader for strong user authentication with over 390 international financial institutions and approximately 1,700 blue-chip corporations and governments located in more than 90 countries.

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For more information contact:
Jochem Binst, +32 2 456 9810, [email protected]