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What’s Trending? Contactless Payments

What’s Trending? Contactless Payments

by Futurex on July 14th, 2021

Contactless payments are revolutionizing the way businesses interact with customers. Wherever you shop these days — large retailer, grocery store, farmers market, baseball stadium, food truck — chances are, you’re accustomed to paying via contactless payments. Consumers now have contactless credit and debit cards with an embedded near-field communication (NFC) chip, allowing them to communicate with contactless-enabled payment terminals. To complete a transaction, the consumer simply places their card near the terminal.

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8 Best Practices for Code Signing

8 Best Practices for Code Signing

by Futurex on July 1st, 2021

With so many threats facing software development, code signing — when implemented correctly — is an effective way to ensure code is trusted and hasn’t been tampered with. Why would an organization skip the code signing process and put its software and integrity at risk? Organizations may try to speed up the build and deployment stages of CI/CD workflows and shortcut the process. The biggest vulnerabilities with this typically involve private key storage and how code-signing certificates are issued.

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