The idea that the Android platform is insecure is popular and persistent. And quite possibly wrong.
Keep your Android device safe
You can help keep your Android device secure by using a screen lock, 2-step verification, and other Android security features.
In case your phone gets lost, you can be prepared with Android Device Manager.
Thankfully, my old [very old] unit is. Even though I use a secure phone, I like to have this unit to make easy for the TLA’s to track and monitor [if they so wish].