A firewall is software and/or hardware that is designed to keep hackers from getting onto your system and causing problems or stealing data. You probably want to be running some kind of firewall, because your faster connection makes you a more attractive target. Giant Communications’ modems provide firewall protection, but it is recommended that you also enable the firewall that comes standard with Windows operating systems and most antivirus software packages.
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