Open RAN North America is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.

Open RAN North America
6-7 December 2023
Dallas, Texas

Scott Poretsky
Director of Security at Ericsson North America


Scott Poretsky is Ericsson North America’s Director for Security, Network Product Solutions. He has over 25 years of industry experience in a variety of networking and security technologies. Scott is currently working in the areas of 5G security, Open RAN security, Cloud security, IoT security, Zero Trust, and Software Bill of Materials (SBOM). Scott is Ericsson’s voting member at the O-RAN Alliance’s Security Focus Group (SFG), where he is a frequent contributor. He has represented Ericsson in industry-government collaborative working groups including NSTAC, FCC CSRIC, and DHS CISA ICT SCRM. He also represents Ericsson at the CSCC 5G Committee and CTIA CSWG.

Scott is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and holds an MSEE from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and BSEE from the University of Vermont. He is an IEEE Senior Member and is Advisory Board Chair for the IEEE ComSoc's CQR technical committee. Scott has one patent, numerous published papers, and is a recipient of the Ericsson North America Networks 2020 Gold PRIDE Award for External Customer Satisfaction.

Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote Panel Discussion | Getting to the bottom of Open RAN security