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We’re excited to be nearing the finish line on our new release of our Security Protocol, but that’s not all. We also attended NY Blockchain Week, are publishing a book, are teaching a blockchain development course, and much more. Read on to find out what’s been going on this month at Quantstamp:
Near the Finish Line
We’ve been working hard to release the next version of the Quantstamp Security Protocol, and we’re nearing the finish line. This release will have an all-new user experience which makes it easier than ever to scan smart contracts for security vulnerabilities. In addition, the network will be more decentralized. Now anyone who stakes 50,000 QSP and meets the requirements to operate a node can help the network and potentially earn QSP through contributing to scanning.
In the next few weeks, we are reaching out to existing node operators as well as select members of our community to allow them to onboard to the new network. If you are interested in being part of this alpha-test, feel free to read our alpha-test node operator manual and setup a node.
What is a Smart Contract Audit?
As more and more blockchain applications are moving from planning to deployment, security is becoming more and more important. With traditional software, a bug usually just means a poor user experience. Blockchain applications often directly control financial assets or are in charge of mission-critical data, meaning, even a single bug can have devastating consequences.
At Quantstamp we’ve audited over $800 million worth of smart contracts. In this post, Research Engineer Nadir Akhtar explains what goes into a smart contract audit and why we need them.
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