Symantec chief predicts cybersecurity trends

At the RSA Conference, John Thompson foresees malware overtaking legitimate software in volume and DRM becoming a reality for all content, not just music and video

At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, Symantec chief executive John Thompson talks about three security trends that he believes will significantly impact the IT industry in years to come.

He predicts that malicious software will overtake legitimate software in volume; identity management will grow far beyond the enterprise; and digital-rights management will become a reality for all content, not just music and video.