Discount Bank (Uruguay) Secures Its Private Banking Customers with Digipass GO3 and VACMAN Controller Discount Bank's High End Customers Extra Protected with Digipass Strong

Authentication; VASCO's Success in Latin America Continues



OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and BRUSSELS, Belgium, Jan. 24

/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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 Uruguayan
 bank Discount Bank (www.discbank.com.uy) protects its online private
 banking clients with VASCO's Digipass GO3.
     Discount Latin Bank America was founded in 1958 and is now a subsidiary
 of IDB Bank of New York.
     Digipass GO3 is a lightweight strong user authentication product,
 especially designed for the large volume banking market. GO3 is extremely
 easy to use -- with a simple touch of a button, the customer generates a
 unique one-time password. The password can be only used once, which means
 that it can't be re-used by fraudsters. Digipass GO3 is VASCO's answer to
 banks that want to give their customers a simple though secure means to use
 Internet banking applications
     Security Advisor, VASCO's trusted partner in Uruguay, handled the
 implementation and integration of Digipass GO3 and VACMAN Controller for
 Discount Bank.
     "We recommended VASCO to Discount Bank, because VASCO is a world leader
 in strong authentication, with a variety of authenticators," says Leonardo
 Berro, Director of Security Advisor (www.sadvisor.com). "We already got
 positive feedback from Discount Bank on this project: customers have
 received Digipass GO3 well and feel very comfortable working with it."
     "We welcome Discount Bank as a VASCO customer," said Jan Valcke,
 VASCO's President and COO. "We congratulate Discount Bank on their
 commitment to protect the personal information and assets of their online
 account holders. With Digipass GO3, Discount Bank takes the security of its
 Multidiscount online banking application to the next level."
     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.
     Forward-Looking Statements
     Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans,
 events or performances are forward-looking statements. Any statement
 containing words such as "believes," "anticipates," "plans," "expects," and
 similar words, is forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and
 uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Consequently, actual
 results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these
 forward-looking statements.
     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, jbinstatvasco.com
 
 

SOURCE VASCO Data Security International, Inc.

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