All round security for application developers thanks to VASCO's DIGIPASS for APPS

 All round security for application developers thanks to VASCO's DIGIPASS for

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OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., and ZURICH, Nov. 18, 2013

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., and ZURICH, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --VASCO Data
Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI) (, a leading
software security company specializing in authentication products and
services, today launches its DIGIPASS for Application Perimeter Protection
SDK (DIGIPASS for APPS), a software development kit providing application
developers with a cross-platform programming environment to secure their
(mobile) applications.

DIGIPASS for APPS offers a comprehensive set of features giving application
developers all necessary building blocks to secure their application at every
level. The solution allows native integration of strong authentication with
one-time passwords and e-signatures ensuring a secure login or transaction
signing process.

Additionally, DIGIPASS for APPS also offers unique features to secure the
environment in which the application resides, such as jailbreak and rootkit
detection and geolocation. The software development kit also provides a secure
channel to ensure end-to-end encryption of business critical data whereby
relying on mainstream technologies like HTTPS may not be enough. The secure
channel offered by DIGIPASS for APPS can virtually encrypt anything, such as
texts, photos or QR codes.

Furthermore, DIGIPASS for APPS enables application developers to streamline
and manage the entire provisioning, deployment and lifecycle process offering
several options for end user activation and device binding features that link
a user to a specific device. The solution also foresees in the possibility for
end users to use multiple devices for one application with a single license.

Highlights of DIGIPASS for APPS include:

  onative integration of strong authentication (one-time passwords and
    e-signatures) into applications
  oextended set of provisioning options
  opatented CrontoSign technology, supports an extended list of QR codes and
  osupports geolocalized OTPs and e-signatures
  ojailbreak and rootkit detection
  odevice binding
  osecure storage
  oout–of-band login support
  omulti-device capabilities
  oavailable for the most common programming environments, including iOS,
    BlackBerry (including latest BlackBerry 10 versions), Android, Windows
    Phone, Java, Windows with comprehensive programming samples
  ofully customizable overcoming GUI issues
  orequires no cryptographic skills, reducing integration efforts

"The mobile ecosystem is a rapidly growing platform for delivering a wide
variety of services, including applications that demand high levels of
security such as finance and e-commerce platforms," says Jan Valcke, President
and COO of VASCO Data Security. "DIGIPASS for APPS allows application
developers to protect the entire application, be it banking or commercial
applications in a single software development kit. As such, the solution
offers valuable and unique resources for application developers looking for a
360 degreesecurity."

VASCO will demonstrate its SDK and mobile solutions at Cartes on November 19,
20 and 21 in the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center (hall 4, booth no. J

More information on DIGIPASS for APPS can be found on VASCO's website:


VASCO is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions
and services specializing in Internet security applications and transactions.
VASCO has positioned itself as a global software company for Internet security
serving a customer base of approximately 10,000 companies in more than 100
countries, including approximately 1,700 international financial institutions.
VASCO's prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security,
e-commerce and e-government.

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Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or
performances are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements
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"estimate", "should", "objective" and "goal", "possible", "potential", and
similar words and expressions, but such words and phrases are not the
exclusive means of identifying them, and (2) are subject to risks and
uncertainties and represent our present expectations or beliefs concerning
future events. VASCO cautions that the forward-looking statements are
qualified by important factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These risks,
uncertainties and other factors have been described in greater detail in the
Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010 filed
with the Securities and Exchange Commission and include, but are not limited
to, (a) risks of general market conditions, including currency fluctuations
and the uncertainties in world economic and financial markets, (b) risks
inherent to the computer and network security industry, including rapidly
changing technology, evolving industry standards, increasing numbers of patent
infringement claims, changes in customer requirements, price competitive
bidding, and changing government regulations, and (c) risks specific to VASCO,
including, demand for our products and services, competition from more
established firms and others, pressures on price levels and our historical
dependence on relatively few products, certain suppliers and certain key
customers. Reference is made to VASCO's public filings with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission for further information regarding VASCO and
its operations.

This document may contain trademarks of VASCO Data Security International,
Inc. and its subsidiaries, including VASCO, the VASCO "V" design, DIGIPASS,

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