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NIST SP 800-121 Rev. 2

Guide to Bluetooth Security

Date Published: May 2017 (includes updates as of Jan. 19, 2022)

Supersedes: SP 800-121 Rev. 2 (05/08/2017)


John Padgette (Accenture Federal Services), John Bahr (Bahr Engineering), Mayank Batra (Qualcomm Technologies International), Marcel Holtmann (Intel), Rhonda Smithbey (Spanalytics), Lily Chen (NIST), Karen Scarfone (Scarfone Cybersecurity)



Bluetooth; information security; network security; wireless networking;  ; wireless personal area networks
Control Families

Access Control; System and Services Acquisition; System and Communications Protection; System and Information Integrity


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Supplemental Material:
None available

Related NIST Publications:
ITL Bulletin

Document History:
01/19/22: SP 800-121 Rev. 2 (Final)


Security and Privacy

acquisition, authentication


communications & wireless