In my earlier days of freelancing, many of my clients and prospects were against the idea of a website maintenance plan. The main reasons were that they didn’t think they needed to spend more, and didn’t believe their website was “big enough” to be compromised.
Why spend ongoing time and attention on maintaining a website? Does it mean it is unsafe to begin with?
Unprotected WordPress websites fall victim to a brute force attacks every day. If you own a self-hosted WordPress website (one that is on your own web hosting account, rather than WordPress.com), it could be target.