Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., and Zurich, Switzerland, February 7, 2013 - VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI) (www.vasco.com ), a leading software security company specialising in authentication products, today announced that it has won the European Seal of e-Excellence in the Gold category for its MYDIGIPASS.COM platform.
The European Seal of E-Excellence rewards ICT & digital media companies with an excellent track record in innovation marketing. The European Seal of E-Excellence is bestowed annually by the EMF (European Multimedia Forum) and its national and regional partner associations. The jury of experts assign points according to the originality of the innovation, its impact, its promotion and the benefits recorded by the company. With this award the organisation recognises companies that will lead the market tomorrow.
VASCO has been awarded the Seal of e-Excellence in the Gold category for its MYDIGIPASS.COM platform. MYDIGIPASS.COM offers website owners strong authentication to conveniently secure access to password protected content. The online authentication platform facilitates password management while adding an additional level of security to the access log-on procedure. Users can download a free DIGIPASS for Mobile application from the website which enables them to generate strong dynamic passwords on their smart phone, tablet or other portable device.
“We are truly honored to win the prestigious Golden European Seal of e-Excellence for our MYDIGIPASS.COM platform,” said Jan Valcke, VASCO’s President & COO. “This award recognises our endeavors to bring strong authentication within everyone’s reach. With MYDIGIPASS.COM we offer website owners the opportunity to secure access to their online applications in an adequate manner while at the same time offering convenient security to every customer and consumer who registers on our platform. Winning this award acknowledges that we are on the right track and confirms that our business strategy is successful.”
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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