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Is NAT only acceptable as a firewall setting

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I have a newly setup Actiontec M1000 ADSL modem for use with DSL service.  The default firewall setting is NAT only.  Is that acceptable for security purposes?  Would configuring it with both a high level firewall setting and also NAT provide any better security?
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