NW_20060124_en_VASCO Sells and Delivers Historical 20th Million Digipass

January 24, 2006

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., and BRUSSELS, Belgium, January , 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 that is has sold and delivered the 20th million unit of its renowned Digipass strong authentication product range.

In 2005, VASCO sold over 7 million units of Digipass, a record number. In 2004, VASCO sold less than 3 million units of Digipass.
The interest in VASCO’s products has grown worldwide, with the Americas and Asia as fastest growers. Europe stays VASCO’s largest market.

“In 2005, Digipass has clearly become the most popular authentication product all over the world,” said Jan Valcke, VASCO’s President and COO. “It is a proof that VASCO’s market vision is correct. In 2006, we will prove to be technology trendsetters, without losing our focus on authentication.”

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 20 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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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]