Enhancing Security and Usability for Bluetooth Discovery and Pairing
Source: George Mason University
This paper describes the current Bluetooth landscape, describing what Bluetooth is and does, as well as listing the security issues associated with it. Additionally, this paper attempts to address security issues specifically related to Bluetooth device discovery, providing potential solutions that will allow for added security as well as enhanced usability, attempting to improve the overall user experience. Over the past several years, Bluetooth technology, and Bluetooth enabled devices specifically, have become a large part of the mobile device landscape.