/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
"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.
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
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.