If you want to have a successful career in Information Security, building your own personal lab is essential. Not only it is likely to come up during technical interview questions but it will also be your personal geek playground. The lab is where you learn, discover, and have fun.
In this blog post I will show you how to set up a simple virtual lab with cheap hardware and free software that will help you get started in the amazing world of offensive security.
With the advancement in virtualization technologies building a lab is now easier than ever. All you really need is a computer, a virtualization platform, software, and most importantly, lots of enthusiasm.