Shield Security plugin is composed of the several modules. The Automatic Updates is one of its modules. This module lets you manage the WordPress automatic updates system so you chose what exactly gets updated automatically. The Shield plugin lets you turn on or off all automatic updates for all elements included in the WordPress background updates system.
The Automatic Updates module is composed of the 2 parts (features), as follows:
- WordPress Components - Control how automatic updates for each WordPress components in handled.
- Auto-Update Options - Make adjustments to how automatic updates are handled on your site.
To learn more about the Shield's Automatic Updates, read the blog article here.