There is a mature package management system in the Java world. Maven seems to be quite standard. I’ve made a sample project with Hibernate and Spring. One of the neat things I found out was that it’s quite easy to integrate OWASP checks. Following the guide to setup a simple way to be able to that your closed source system does not have any known vulnerabilities in dependencies.
Do you want to send a comment or give me a hint about any issues with a blog post: Open up an issue on GitHub.
Do you want to fix an error or add a comment published on the blog? You can do a fork of this post and do a pull request on github.