Bluetooth for Unclassified Use: Guidelines for Users

Abstract: Bluetooth is a short-range wireless technology found in many commercial devices used for computing, communication, and healthcare. Bluetooth offers the convenience of low-power wireless device-to-device communication, opening the door for diverse and exciting use cases for recreation and business. As with other technologies, threats exist today that endanger the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of the information transferred to and from devices using Bluetooth. This document provides background on Bluetooth functionality and includes recommendations for using Bluetooth securely to mitigate possible risks.

Date Published:

Last Reviewed: 29 October 2015

Identifier: TAM-15-199-RPT

Creator: Vulnerability Solutions

Dissemination Control: N/A

Length: 11 page(s)

Format: pdf

Type: Reference/Overview; Report

Tags: bluetooth