I’m contemplating a jump into cybersecurity as a career change. I don’t have deep skills here but I think I can learn somewhat adequately. So I’m contemplating setting up a little home network security zone. I want to start with a SIEM, because a SIEM is at the center of security efforts at large companies. Once a basic SIEM is setup I can forward Windows sysmon logs, etc, create a little dataset and springboard into threat hunting, etc.
Does anyone have any experience/opinions on which SIEM I should choose? My SIEM software budget is $0.00. On a somewhat related post in these forums, I read that graylog may be the best choice.
Any opinions are welcome. Thanks!
(I did search before I posted this but I didn’t find anything for a home network. If this is a duplicate, my apologies.)