"...protection called security suite"
-Many- things are packaged under the heading of "security suite". More specifics on yours?
You mentioned Avira, which is a good AV, but it also comes in a freeware version:
What firewall does your "security suite" include? At "$ 2.95 an month", that's 36 bucks a year - not excessive, but we're not sure what you're getting until more specifics are provided.