There's no debating the importance of using security measures to protect your data and computer. GlassWire's excellent firewall is one such tool for protecting your digital self. Rated 4.5 out of 5 by PCWorld, GlassWire is an all-encompassing safety solution that allows you to monitor, track, and reinforce your computer with unrivaled control.

With GlassWire, you can keep tabs on current and past network activity, sorting by traffic type, apps, and geographic location. GlassWire also includes a robust firewall that updates you on your computer's background activity and notifies you when a new app or service accesses the web for the first time.

There is a basic version of GlassWire which you download for free. You can also upgrade GlassWire for extra protection with two levels of service. GlassWire Pro lets you monitor, track, and protect up to three computers, while GlassWire Elite ups the count to ten. There's a deal on GlassWire Pro for $29 or Elite for $49, saving 70 percent off their usual retail prices.