Why is IT security diligence needed on April Fools day? Mostly because of pranks but the excitement of the day may generate increased activity relative to unethical hacking.

IT Security Professionals Beware: April Fool’s Day 2015!

Many people trace the origins of April Fools’ Day back to 1582 when Pope Gregory XIII adopted the Gregorian Calendar, effectively moving New Year’s Day from the end of March to 1 January. Though the change was widely publicized, some people didn’t get the memo, while others simply didn’t want to transition to the new…