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Publication Citation: Guide to Bluetooth Security

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Author(s): Karen A. Scarfone; John Padgette; Lidong Chen;
Title: Guide to Bluetooth Security
Published: June 11, 2012
Abstract: 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. [Supersedes SP 800-121 (September 2008): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=890066]
Citation: NIST SP - 800-121 Rev 1
Pages: 47 pp.
Keywords: Bluetooth; Bluetooth security; wireless networking; wireless network security; wireless personal area networks
Research Areas: Telcommunications/Wireless, Computer Security, Cybersecurity
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