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VASCO Mobile Application Security Platform Wins SIIA CODiE Award and SC Magazine Honors

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., June 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI), a global leader in authentication, electronic signatures, and identity management announced today that its DIGIPASS® for Apps featuring Cronto® color QR code technology and runtime application self-protection (RASP) was named the Best Identity & Access Solution as part of the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards.

In addition, a VASCO® security solution suite consisting of DIGIPASS for Mobile, DIGIPASS 760, and IDENTIKEY® Authentication Server received a perfect score of 5 Stars from SC Magazine and was designated as their Recommended Product of the Month.

DIGIPASS for Apps and DIGIPASS for Mobile are key components of VASCO’s mobile security platform that protects against hacker attacks. DIGIPASS for Apps is a software development kit (SDK) that allows developers to easily integrate application security, two-factor authentication and other features into their mobile applications. DIGIPASS for Mobile is a software mobile authenticator built on DIGIPASS for Apps technology. It is a stand-alone mobile application with many of the features of DIGIPASS for Apps.

Cronto technology utilizes a high-resolution color QR code to protect against the newest cyberattacks while providing the highest level of user convenience. Cronto technology defeats sophisticated online and mobile fraud schemes, such as Man-in-the-Middle attacks, by protecting customer login and transaction authorization. RASP technology proactively shields applications from malware and can maintain a mobile application’s runtime integrity even if a user inadvertently downloads malware onto their device.

"Financial institutions and other mobile application providers are under constant attack from hackers and their businesses depend on protecting their mobile applications,” stated Jan Valcke, President and COO of VASCO Data Security. “VASCO’s mobile application security platform provides numerous protections to stop hackers while enhancing the user experience by making security transparent to the user.”

About VASCO
VASCO is a world leader in providing two-factor authentication and digital signature solutions to financial institutions. More than half of the top 100 global banks rely on VASCO solutions to enhance security, protect mobile applications and meet regulatory requirements. VASCO also secures access to data and applications in enterprise environments, and provides tools for application developers to easily integrate security functions into their web-based and mobile applications. VASCO enables more than 10,000 customers in 100 countries to secure access, manage identities, verify transactions, electronically sign documents and protect assets across financial, enterprise, E-commerce, government and healthcare markets. Learn more about VASCO at VASCO.com and on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Copyright © 2016 VASCO Data Security, Inc., VASCO Data Security International GmbH. All rights reserved. VASCO®, Cronto®, IDENTIKEY®, and DIGIPASS® are registered or unregistered trademarks of VASCO Data Security, Inc. and/or VASCO Data Security International GmbH in the U.S. and other countries.

VASCO Data Security Contact: Corporate Communications: +1-847-370-1486 (US) or +32 2 609 97 00 (ROW) pr@vasco.com

Source:VASCO Data Security International, Inc.