How to Start Your Home Lab
You do not have to use an old laptop. That was just the premise of this project. You can use any hardware at your disposal and follow this guide with success. It is a huge project that encompasses setting up a security lab in Proxmox and contains both attack and detection setups.
This guide is better suited to people that do not have extra hardware at their disposal. You can use your laptop or desktop, install VirtualBox, and get started right away with this guide. Just note, the more disk space and RAM you have, the better.