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Guide to Bluetooth Security

Published

Author(s)

John Padgette, Lidong Chen, Karen Scarfone

Abstract

[Superseded by SP 800-121 Rev. 2 (May 2017): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication- search.cfm?pub_id=922974] Bluetooth is an open standard for short-range radio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
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-121 Rev 1
Report Number
800-121 Rev 1

Keywords

Bluetooth, Bluetooth security, wireless networking, wireless network security, wireless personal area networks

Citation

Padgette, J. , Chen, L. and Scarfone, K. (2012), Guide to Bluetooth Security, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.800-121r1 (Accessed May 10, 2021)
Created June 11, 2012, Updated June 9, 2020