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Publication Citation: Guide to Bluetooth Security

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Author(s): Karen A. Scarfone; John Padgette;
Title: Guide to Bluetooth Security
Published: September 30, 2008
Abstract: [Superseded by SP 800-121 Rev. 1 (June 2012): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911133] Bluetooth is an open standard for short-range radio frequency communication. Bluetooth technology is used primarily to establish wireless personal area networks. It has been integrated into many types of business and consumer devices, including cellular phones, personal digital assistants, laptops, automobiles, printers, and headsets. This publication provides information on the security capabilities of Bluetooth and gives recommendations to organizations employing Bluetooth technologies on securing them effectively.
Citation: NIST SP - 800-121
Pages: 43 pp.
Keywords: Bluetooth; Bluetooth security; wireless networking; wireless network security; wireless personal area networks
Research Areas: Telcommunications/Wireless, Computer Security, Cybersecurity