According to firstnameatappledotcom, iOS 11.2.5 is ready and might be released as soon as Tuesday, January 23, 2018.
The update also includes the fix to address the crash caused by specially crafted malicious text that can cause iOS device to freeze.
Apple is preparing iOS 11.2 for public release. With the deployment of iOS 11.2 beta 6 which internally labeled as the Release Version.
Apple Pay Cash is expected to be made available following iOS 11.2 public release.
UPDATE: This feature also shows up in iOS 11.0.3
New security feature in iOS 11.1 beta 3:
Passcode, if enabled, is now required to trust a computer.
I don’t remember seeing this message on the phone before other than the usual “Do you want to trust this computer” message.
It is a good security measure to have this on. I know a lot of people who don’t want to be bothered with entering the passcode every time they need to unlock the iPhone; they also think Touch ID is hassle.