You may well have heard all the buzz online about the attacks on WordPress security. Unfortunately this is no joke, and it needs to be taken very seriously, or all you've built could be hijacked or worse, lost to you.
Cloning your website is just another degree in fix malware problem that can be very useful. Cloning simply means that you've backed up your site to a totally different location, (offline, as in a folder, so as to not have SEO problems) where you can get it in a moment's notice if necessary.
Also, don't make the mistake of believing that your web host will have your back as far as WordPress copies go. Not always. It's been my experience that the hosting company may or might not be doing backups, while they say they see this do. Why take that kind of chance?
Recently, an unknown hacker hacked the site of Reuters and published a fake news article. Due to what the hacker did since Reuters is a news site, their reputation is already destroyed. If you don't pay attention on the safety of your WordPress 20, the same thing may happen to you.
Security plug-ins that were all-Rounder can be considered as a security checker that was full. They give you information concerning the possible weaknesses of the website and scan and check the whole website.
I prefer to use a WordPress plugin to get the job done. Just make sure is read able to do backups that are select, has restore and can clone. Be sure it is often updated to keep pace with all versions of WordPress. There is not any use in not functioning, and backing up your data to a plugin that is out of date.