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NORTH CANTON, Ohio,
Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Addressing a looming compliance deadline, Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) will upgrade First Federal Bank of
Louisiana'sOpteva® automated teller machines (ATMs) to run on the
Windows® 7 operating system. The upgrade, along with Diebold's installation of
Agilis® 3 software and new Encrypting PIN Pads (
EPPs) on the bank's ATMs, will help the bank comply with the latest PCI PTS version 3.1 security requirements.
First Federal Bank of
Louisiana is a full-service community bank that operates 16 branches serving 10 cities in southwest and central
Louisiana. Facing the
impending April 8, 2014, end date for Microsoft® supporting Windows XP, the bank is migrating all of its ATMs to Windows 7 to comply with PCI requirements for maintaining up-to-date security patches and avoid the need for additional compensating controls or custom XP support.
"Our primary goal at the self-service channel is to provide convenient, secure transactions for our customers," said
Charles V. Timpa, president and CEO, First Federal Bank of
Louisiana. "Diebold's upgrades will bring all of our ATMs fully up to date with software and security features required for PCI compliance."
First Federal Bank of
Louisiana's fleet includes 22 Diebold ATMs, most of which feature
deposit automation technology for envelope-free check deposits. Diebold will replace two outdated terminals with new Opteva ATMs and update operating systems, software and hardware on the other terminals. The updates will improve security and
enrich the performance, reliability and compatibility of the bank's ATMs.
"First Federal Bank of
Louisiana is among the first institutions to proactively address the migration to Windows 7," said
Mychal D. Kempt, vice president,
North America operations, Diebold. "We're encouraging all institutions to follow the bank's lead to get this migration on their schedules well before the
April 2014 deadline."
Diebold is also providing numerous integrated services to the bank, including
ATM Endpoint Protection Monitoring and
ATM Skimming Alert™ Monitoring Services to enhance security for customers, as well as
OpteView® Resolve™ to improve ATM availability by enabling remote repairs. In addition, Diebold will maintain up-to-date security patches and anti-virus and operating system software on the bank's ATMs through its software deployment and
ATM Endpoint Protection by Symantec™ services.
About First Federal Bank of LouisianaFirst Federal Bank of
Louisiana is a full-service community bank that has helped build the communities it serves for more than 60 years. With 16 branches serving 10 Louisiana cities, the bank provides financial solutions to individuals and businesses throughout southwest and central
Louisiana. For more information, visit
About Diebold Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is a global leader in providing innovative self-service technology, security systems and related services. Diebold has approximately 16,000 employees worldwide and is headquartered near
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