The Samsung Galaxy S5 is recommended by ITPro for its built-in security features. Additionally, the Samsung KNOX platform received high honors in 2015 as being the most secure mobile system. Samsung products come with hardware-to-software protection against hacking.
Security features on the Samsung S5 include a screen lock, data encryption and remote control capabilities. It also has a finger scanner, which authenticates the user's fingerprint when he swipes the touchscreen. Remote options can be set up through a Samsung account, allowing the owner to locate, ring and erase data from the phone. The safety assistance feature sends messages for help to a designated contact in the event of an emergency.