NW_20061212_en_VASCO Launches Digipass GO 5 and GO6 Strong Authentication Devices

December 12, 2006

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., and BRUSSELS, Belgium, - December 12, 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 launched Digipass GO 5 and Digipass GO 6 Strong Authentication products. With the launch, VASCO strengthens its hardware authentication offerings for the financial world and the Enterprise Security sector.

Both new products are hardware one-button Digipass authentication devices, modelled on the successful Digipass GO3 and GO1. They share functionalities such as one-time password authentication and host authentication. Digipass GO5 and GO6 are future-proof, supporting the AES algorithm, the newest standard in public algorithms. In addition, both Digipass family members are waterproof.

High resolution pictures of Digipass GO5 and GO6 are available on http://www.vasco.com/products/range.html . .

“The development of Digipass GO5 and GO6 is another proof of VASCO’s evolution towards the Full-Option, All-Terrain Authentication Company,” said Jan Valcke, VASCO’s President and COO. “Based on one unique server platform, VACMAN Controller, almost 50 different client authentication products can be used “à la carte”, by any type or size of company or institution. With the addition of Digipass G05 and GO6, VASCO reinforces its client authentication offerings, and strengthens the flexibility and abundance of its product offerings.”

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 28 million Digipass products sold and delivered, VASCO has established itself as a world-leader for strong User Authentication with over 550 international financial institutions and approximately 3,300 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:
VASCO: Jochem Binst, +32 2 609 97 00, [email protected]