OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and BRUSSELS, Belgium – November 21, 2000 – VASCO (NASDAQ & EASDAQ: VDSI), a global provider of enterprise-wide security solutions and the world’s leading provider of authentication security to financial institutions, today continued its rapid expansion into the high-growth banking sector of Central and Eastern Europe with the signing of Vilniaus Bankas, the leading full-service bank in Lithuania.
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and BRUSSELS, Belgium – November 17, 2000 – VASCO (NASDAQ: VDSI; EASDAQ: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a global provider of enterprise-wide security solutions, today introduced Digipass Soft, security software that combines VASCO’s Digipass strong authentication and digital signature security with the flexibility of a software-based security platform.
The Internet has given financial institutions and others something new to worry about. Security must be the highest priority for companies -especially banks - which allow their customers to access information and move money.
The Defense Department will turn to a software product to try to secure its medical records tighter than a surgeon's sutures. Vasco Data Security Inc. of Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., will use an array of its products to secure the Composite Health Care System II component of the Military Health System under a $7.3 million, six-year contract, company officials announced late last month. The new component will let health care workers throughout the world access a patient's medical data at any hospital or treatment center,
UNFAZED BY THE slow commercial adoption of smart cards, makers of the authentication technology are stepping up efforts to deliver development tools and improved ease-of-use features to assuage users' skepticism and help convince smart-card manufacturers to lower their prices. Visa, MasterCard, and American Express regularly snare headlines in their attempts to capture and translate the success of smart cards in Europe as
multipurpose identification and personal monetary devices for introduction to the North American audience. The task has not gone all that smoothly,
VASCO is taking on RSA with the launch of a new server that provides continual access to data and processes but blocks unauthorized access to confidential files. The SnareWorks SecureServer 2.0 works as a transparent authentication layer between users, corporate networks, web servers and applications through use of VASCO's Digipass authentication program. An authentication system is incorporated in the server, competing with RSA's ACE Server, which now includes an authentication program and VPN capabilities.
BRUSSELS, Belgium – November 7, 2000 – VASCO (NASDAQ & EASDAQ: VDSI), a global provider of enterprise-wide security solutions, today announced that Hamburgische Landesbank, the largest bank in Hamburg and one of the top 20 banks in Germany, has selected VASCO’s Digipass security technology to protect the online privacy and transactions of its customers.
Chicago-area criminal investigators seeking leads in a 1998 gang-related double homicide turned to the Gang Reduction Analysis Bulletin (GRAB), which provides intelligence reports on local gang members for law enforcement agencies throughout the nation. GRAB's information, obtained through the Cook County, IL, Sheriff's Police Department website, led to the arrest of multiple offenders in the case.
BRUSSELS, Belgium – October 31, 2000 – Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC; www.intel.com), the world's largest chip maker and a leading manufacturer of computer, networking and communications products, and VASCO (NASDAQ & EASDAQ: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a global provider of enterprise-wide security solutions, today announced a worldwide alliance.