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Condoom-Anoniem offers double security with MYDIGIPASS.COM

May 28, 2013

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., and ZURICH, May 28 2013 /PRNewswire/ — VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products, announces that the more than 60,000 customers of the Condoom-Anoniem e-shop (www.condoom-anoniem.nl) can use the MYDIGIPASS.COM platform to execute their purchases in a convenient, anonymous and safe way.

Since 2004, Condoom-Anoniem offers a varied assortment of condoms online. The company has grown into the biggest online shop with this product range in the Netherlands and several times won a prestigious Dutch online shop award. Condoom-Anoniem also sells from an educational point of view: it gives clear and objective information and does not exclude audiences. The company actively cooperates with governmental and non-governmental health organizations and delivers to pharmacies and other health institutions. Condoom-Anoniem plans to expand its business abroad in the near future.

Richard Spooren, founder and director of the company, explains: “To reach out to as many people as possible, we strive to make the online shop accessible for everyone. Therefore, we guarantee the customer’s anonymity and offer a user-friendly purchasing process with fewer steps. With MYDIGIPASS.COM, we do not only improve user convenience, but also lift online security to a higher level.”

MYDIGIPASS.COM ensures secure access to the web store with strong two-factor authentication. Customers can register themselves for free on www.MYDIGIPASS.com and download the DIGIPASS for Mobile app. With this app, customers generate a dynamic password on their mobile device enabling them to log on securely. Dynamic passwords can only be used once in a limited period of time.

Additionally, MYDIGIPASS.COM offers the possibility to use QR codes to log on, hence increasing user convenience. By scanning the QR code, the customer gets safe access to the online shop through his MYDIGIPASS.COM account.

To stimulate user convenience and to guarantee anonymity, the buyer does not need to create an account on Condoom-Anoniem.nl. A receipt address to deliver the package suffices to place an order. Passwords are never stored by the Condoom-Anoniem website. However, consumers can store their passwords and personal details on MYDIGIPASS.COM. He consequently avoids having to fill out his contact details over and over again. When creating online accounts the consumer is able to choose which personal details he wants to share with which online shops and sites.

For the customer, the advantage is clear. However, Condoom-Anoniem sees the upsides as well: “The fewer steps a customer must go through to make a purchase, the higher the conversion rate,” says Spooren. “By using MYDIGIPASS.COM, the purchasing process improves significantly.”

The implementation of MYDIGIPASS.COM on Condoom-Anoniem.nl went smoothly. Plugins for commonly used platforms, such as Drupal, WordPress and Magento, ensure that other e-shops can easily sign up to offer their customers the same level of security and user convenience.

“This cooperation is an important step in building the online MYDIGIPASS.COM community,” says Ken Hunt, Founder, Chairman and CEO of VASCO Data Security. “For Condoom-Anoniem, this cooperation is also of huge importance. This web shop is constantly seeking ways to guarantee user convenience and anonymity while at the same time increasing security. With the implementation of MYDIGIPASS.COM, the online shop adds an extra layer of security ensuring its customers a purchase without security issues.”

About VASCO:
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 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. VASCO’s products and services are delivered on the customers’ premises or in the cloud.

About Condoom-Anoniem:
Condoom-Anoniem.nl is an award-winning e-shop for condoms and related products. Its mission is to deliver quality products in a fast, discrete and cost-effective way. With more than 60,000 customers and orders each year, Condoom-Anoniem is one of the leading e-shops in The Netherlands. The subject of condoms and related products is still perceived as a taboo and broached with ignorance and restraint. Condoom-Anoniem wants to break this by offering information on sexuality and safe sex. The company cooperates with governmental and non-governmental health institutions and offers its broad range of products to pharmacies and other health organizations. Its website was rewarded with the Public Award Best E-shop in 2009 and 2010 in the category “Personal Care & Foods”, given by the Dutch Home shopping awards of branch organization “Thuiswinkel.org”.

Forward Looking Statements:
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements (1) are identified by use of terms and phrases such as “expect”, “believe”, “will”, “anticipate”, “emerging”, “intend”, “plan”, “could”, “may”, “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, VACMAN, aXsGUARD and IDENTIKEY.

For more information contact Jochem Binst, +32 2 609 97 00, jbinst@vasco.com

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