NW_20060509_en_VASCO Adds CAP Token Verification Service (CTVS) to VACMAN Controller

May 9, 2006

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and BRUSSELS, BELGIUM—May 9, 2006 -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (www.vasco.com) (Nasdaq: VDSI), the global number one vendor of strong user authentication and e-signature products, today announced that it has added CAP Token Verification Service (CTVS) functionality to VACMAN Controller, VASCO’s successful authentication backbone for the financial and e-commerce world.

VACMAN Controller for CTVS can easily be added to an existing Internet banking or e-commerce application. The product provides an “abstraction layer” for native integration of CTVS into an application. This means that the application owner will be able to activate the CTVS functionality without any hassle or without complicated integration tasks.

With the addition of the CTVS module to VACMAN Controller, VASCO reinforces its product offerings for EMV-CAP. In the client authentication field, VASCO has its renowned and successful range of Digipass secure readers for EMV, including Digipass 800, 810, 820 and 850.

VACMAN Controller is the leading back-end authentication products in the financial sector and beyond. VACMAN Controller is the culmination of over 15 years of experience in strong authentication. The product supports over 15 different algorithms, various Hardware Security Modules (HSM) and all operating system. VACMAN Controller copes with unlimited amounts of users and is easy to implement and to maintain.

“With VACMAN Controller for CTVS, VASCO strengthens its EMV-CAP offerings,” said Jan Valcke, VASCO’s President and COO. “VACMAN Controller is the ideal solution for financial institutions that want to add EMV-CAP strong authentication functionalities to their systems with low maintenance and an extremely short integration period.”

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 22 million Digipass products sold and delivered, VASCO has established itself as a world-leader for strong User Authentication with over 470 international financial institutions and over 2,600 blue-chip corporations and governments located in more than 100 countries.

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