Iron Man 2 reflects today’s tech security

The summer blockbuster season has officially kicked off with Iron Man 2, an action-packed superhero flick that had the fifth-highest-grossing opening weekend in Hollywood’s history.

Whether you like the movie or not, at least one thing about it rings true — the plot and the characters provide a striking reflection of today’s tech security industry.

Whether you like the movie or not, at least one thing about it rings true — the plot and the characters provide a striking reflection of today’s tech security industry.

Since Stark is the only person who knows what makes Iron Man tick, the world’s security rests entirely in his hands. Not surprisingly, the U.S. government wants to reproduce the Iron Man suit for its own militaristic purposes; the debate over private vs. public security forms one of the movie’s core conflicts.

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