NW_20060123_en_VASCO and Eutron Launch USB Enabled Digipass 860
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., and BRUSSELS, Belgium, January 23, 2006 - 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 Digipass 860, combining Digipass strong authentication and PKI-authentication in one hybrid form factor. The Digipass strong authentication technology has been integrated in a USB platform developed by Eutron Infosecurity (www.eutron.com).
With Digipass 860, VASCO aims at PKI applications in the corporate C.N.A. market and the banking market.
For the corporate C.N.A. sphere, Digipass 860 offers remote access functionalities, as well as LAN login and PKI authentication. Banks will benefit from one of the most cutting edge solutions against phishing attacks, the combination one-time password/PKI.
The integration of the Digipass OTP technology has been done by Eutron. The product will be available during Q2 2006.
A picture of Digipass 860 can be found at http://www.vasco.com/digipass_860.
“With Digipass 860, we prove our trendsetter claim,” said Jan Valcke, VASCO’s President and COO”. “We see the certificate-market as an important growth opportunity for VASCO. Digipass 860, the result of the joint efforts of Eutron and VASCO, is one of the actions we foresee in that market.”
“We are fully satisfied by this partnership with a company having such a wide experience as VASCO,” has remarked Ruggero Gissi, Head of Business from Eutron. “With OTPSign/Digipass 860 we are confident about being now in a position to offer financial bodies a new generation product that can meet both any system administrators’ and users’ needs.”
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 18 million Digipass products sold and delivered, VASCO has established itself as a world-leader for strong User Authentication with over 420 international financial institutions and approximately 2,100 blue-chip corporations and governments located in more than 100 countries.
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For more information contact:
Jochem Binst, +32 2 456 9810, [email protected]
About Eutron: Eutron Infosecurity is entirely devoted to developing and marketing e-business for information technology security. By reserving special attention to technological excellence as well as mechanical and logic security, in proportion with productive standards, Eutron keys are ahead of the times and have anticipated new information ages, often leading the way for the ICT managers in their choices of external and internal security. Eutron Infosecurity is entirely devoted to developing and marketing e-business for information technology security. By reserving special attention to technological excellence as well as mechanical and logic security, in proportion with productive standards, Eutron keys are ahead of the times and have anticipated new information ages, often leading the way for the ICT managers in their choices of external and internal security.
For more information contact:
Daniela Previtali, +39 035 697080, [email protected]