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Guide to bluetooth security:



John Padgette, John Bahr, Mayank Batra, Marcel Holtmann, Rhonda Smithbey, Lily Chen, Karen Scarfone
- NIST SP 800-121r2
Report Number
NIST SP 800-121r2


Padgette, J. , Bahr, J. , Batra, M. , Holtmann, M. , Smithbey, R. , Chen, L. and Scarfone, K. (2017), Guide to bluetooth security:, , National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created May 1, 2017, Updated May 20, 2023