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: 04 August 2016
Last Reviewed: 29 October 2015
Creator: Vulnerability Solutions
Dissemination Control: N/A
Length: 11 page(s)