May 3, 2018

This past week the Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce conducted an interview with internationally renowned physician and scientist, Dr. Larry S. Schlesinger M.D., CEO and President of the Texas Biomedical Research Institute located in San Antonio, Texas. 

Dr. Schlesinger detailed the purpose of the Texas Biomedical Research Institute and stressed the importance of international collaboration on medical research. Schlesinger also outlined the institutes educational efforts towards developing the next generation of research scientists.

Q. What is t...

April 25, 2018

Texas Governor Greg Abbott attended Israel’s 70th Anniversary Celebration in Houston last week at an event hosted by Israel’s Consul General to the Southwest United States, Gilad Katz.

Gov. Abbott addressed the crowd and spoke about the Lone Star State’s ardent and ongoing support of Israel, giving notable mention to the Anti-BDS Law enacted by Gov. Abbott last May.

The Governor closed his remarks affirming the ongoing dedication to strengthening the strategic alliance between the two States,

“Tonight we rededicate our commitment to maintain our partnership with Israel. We m...

April 19, 2018

On May 1st, Hadassah's Fort Worth Chapter will host a reception thanking the Texas State legislators leading the fight against BDS and responsible for passing Anti-BDS legislation in support of Israel. The community will also embrace this opportunity to thank Israel's contribution to the local economy through Lockheed Martin and Elbit.

April 19, 2018

California Based Cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks announced last week that it will acquire Israeli cybersecurity company Secdo for $100 million.  

The Israeli cyber firm is known for its sophisticated endpoint detection in addition to its data collection and visualization capabilities.

Chairman and CEO of Palo Alto Networks, Mark McLaughlin, explained how Secdo’s unique cyber capabilities will strengthen his company,

“We believe security operations teams need the most advanced and consistent approach to endpoint security. With Secdo's EDR capabilities as part of...

April 6, 2018


Israeli news outlet Globes reported that Israeli data analytics company Fortscale has been acquired by U.S. Network and Security Company, RSA — a subsidiary of Austin-based Dell Technologies.

In a press release, RSA explained that it believes Fortscale’s technology will aid its security systems to best identify threats to user credentials and organizations’ data.

Fortscale announced that the tremendous potential that this collaboration has for the future of cybersecurity,

“From day one, we have wanted to change the cybersecurity paradigm and

make behavioral analytics availab...

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