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. Shield plugin lets you turn on or off all automatic updates for all elements included in the WordPress background updates system.

This module is accessible through Shield Security Dashboard:

The Automatic Updates module is composed of the 2 parts (features), as follows:

To learn more about the Shield's Automatic Updates, read the blog article here.