""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
"Self regulation does not work. It particularly doesn't work where there is no oversight and that is the problem that you have in the UN"
Peter A Gallo
Director, Hear their Cries
""Our struggle is against the sexual abuse, the cover-up, the psychological abuse, and the silence over these abuses.""
Sexual abuse survivor
""It probably could've gone a lot worse if they'd had to take their time and come out on a board or something like that.""
""Roy and Heather Bennett have been tragically killed in a helicopter accident in North America. I am devastated- they were two of Zimbabwe’s greatest patriots.""
""I'm not the first woman to work and have a baby. I know these are special circumstances but there'll be many woman who would have done this well before I have.""
New Zealand Prime Minister
""The case will be tried in court. It will not be tried in the media.""
Attorney for David Turpin
"Everything is data and everything is about being digitalised. That's Estonia. That's why we think Estonia is the best to collaborate with"
CEO and founder, Planetway
This is The Brief from Brussels, a daily round up of the top stories from around Europe.
Cyber attacks against a member nation could trigger an Article 5 collective response by all 28 states involved.
Lithuania’s parliamentary website came under cyber attack on Monday just as a special session of the World Congress of Crimean Tartars was meeting to
The blame game is underway in Bangladesh after computer hackers stole the equivalent of 73 million euros from the central bank and nearly got away with 10 times as much
In an increasingly connected world where hackers can take control of cars remotely or access data in your home appliances, Cyber security was a hot topic at the CyberTech conference in Tel Aviv.
Ukraine says that a cyber attack on Kyiv’s main airport was launched from a server in Russia. Malware found in an airport computer has prompted a
Three men, including two Israelis, have been charged in the US with offences linked to a computer hacking and fraud scheme dating back to 2007
It is the biggest-ever cyberattack on a British company. Telecoms provider Talk Talk has had the personal details of some four million of its
The Canadian dating website AshleyMadison has been attacked by hackers who have threatened to leak the details of around 37 million customers.
Hoping to improve cooperation, U.S. and Chinese officials have ended annual talks with gains on financial issues but barely papered over differences
US officials say hackers have broken into government computers and may have stolen the personal data of four million current and former federal
A robbery at Ryanair. The Irish budget airline has confirmed around 5 million dollars – 4.6 million euros has been fraudulently taken from one of its
A second French-speaking organisation has been hacked in a matter of days. Belgian newspapers Le Soir and Sudpresse, both part of Rossel media group
The Franco-Dutch world number one simcard maker Gemalto has concluded its own investigation into a hacking of its security codes. Last week an
A leading internet security company has renewed its warning that cyber criminals are plundering nearly a billion euros from banks around the world
Seeking to combat the terror threat, hackers and spies, President Barack Obama has signed an executive order encouraging tech firms to share data on
President Barack Obama has arrived in California to hold a summit on cybersecurity. Fresh from the Sony hacking scandal and other hi-tech attacks
South Korea is to step up cyber security amid data leaks from its nuclear power plants. Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Company which runs the
The United Nations Security Council has over-ruled objections from China and Russia and held a session about North Korea’s human rights record
Banking giant JP Morgan Chase and Co is investigating a possible cyber attack.
The company says it has not spotted any unusual fraud activity, but