It's also important to change admin username and your password if you are helped by someone and needs admin username and your password to login to do the work. Admin username and your password changes after all the work is finished. Someone in their business may not be if the person is trustworthy. Better to be safe than sorry!
In addition to text and the graphics you're creating, you're going to need a backup and protection alternative for your site. fix malware problem is quite significant, and if you back up your site and do not protect you could lose important data and information that might be very tough to restore. You don't need to need to start over from scratch once you've done all that work, so be sure you're secure.
If you're one of the proactive ones, I might find it a little harder to crack your password. But if you're one look at this now of the ones, I might just get you.
Yes, you want to do regular backups of your site. I recommend at least a weekly database backup and a monthly "full" backup. More. Definitely, if you make changes and frequent additions to your site. If you have a community of people which are in there all the time, or make changes multiple times a day, a daily backup should be a minimum.
It's really sexy to fan the flames of fear. That's what bloggers and journalists and politicians and public figures do. It's terrific for readership and it brings money to the war chests. Balderdash.
Just make sure you choose a plugin that is up to date with release and the version of WordPress, and which you may schedule, restore and replicate.