Learn how to introduce, apply & adapt RESILIA™ within an organisation


RESILIA™ is a best practice framework, designed to help organisations and governments build, assess, deploy and manage good cyber resilience against security threats, such as cyber risks/attacks and cyber criminals.

RESILIA equips professionals with accurate understanding and knowledge, enabling them to clearly and confidently react and take appropriate action, in order to implement and manage sound cyber resilience throughout an organisational structure. It improves an organisation’s ability to detect, reduce, avoid and recover from cyber based threats and ultimately strengthens and aligns IT operations and enhances existing management strategies.

Developed by AXELOS, RESILIA utilizes a lifecycle approach to aid effective deployment and management of cyber resilience.


Who is RESILIA™ for?

RESILIA™ is aimed at professionals responsible for IT and information security functions or risk and compliance operations within an organisation, such as:

  • IT Service Management professionals
  • Information Security
  • Business Analysts
  • IT Developers
  • IT Project Managers
  • IT Security Architects
  • Risk Management professionals
  • Heads of Compliance


RESILIA™ benefits for the professional

  • Provides individuals with knowledge, skills and confidence to perform and implement cyber resilience behaviours across an organisation
  • Helps set priorities and business requirements, in accordance to cyber risk levels
  • Provides a clear overview of individual and departmental roles and responsibilities within an organisation
  • Equips with practical skills to achieve the best balance of risk, cost, flexibility and operational management
  • Helps you evaluate existing cyber resilience controls and processes to identify critical gaps


RESILIA™ benefits for the organisation

  • Establishes a common language used across the organisation
  • Improves collaboration amongst all professionals and departments in approaching cyber resilience
  • Enables easy adoption of good cyber resilience into the existing processes and standards of an organisation
  • Enhances governance, reporting procedures and holistic control.
  • Minimises damages from a security breach, with plans and procedures set in place to support a fast recovery
  • Maps out necessary improvements and desired level of cyber resilience maturity
  • Safeguards an organisation’s competence, with trained employees equipped with skills to minimise damages and effectively recover from any security breach


RESILIA Certification levels

The RESILIA™ qualification comprises different levels of certification:

RESILIA Foundation

RESILIA Practitioner

RESILIA™ Frequently Asked Questions

RESILIA™ Frequently Asked Questions

Can I take RESILIA™ classes remotely?

Yes. Some accredited training providers offer virtual classrooms and e-learning.

Which exams are available online?

All RESILIA™ exams are available online.

Which exams do not need to go through a training provider and allow me to self-study?

You can take RESILIA Foundation exam either after having attended classes through an accredited training organisation or after self-study. For RESILIA Practitioner, training is mandatory before taking the exam.

How long does the exam take?

Exam times vary depending on the level. Check each level separately to find out exam duration.

Are the exam questions multiple choice, essay style or both?

All questions are multiple choice.

When will I receive the mark from my exam?

For computer based exams, preliminary exams are available immediately after the exam has finished and are subject to final verification from PeopleCert. For paper based exams, results are sent within 2 days upon receipt of the exam papers.

I recently passed the RESILIA™ Foundation exam through PeopleCert and I have received my certificate. Is there a specific logo that I have rights to use in my communications?

Any individual who would like to include information on their RESILIA certification on a business card needs to take note of the following:

An AXELOS Trade Mark logo (e.g. the RESILIA™ Swirl) cannot be used on business cards as they advertise a person/company and not the associated product.

An AXELOS word mark can (e.g. RESILIA™) be used on a business card as long as the correct symbology is used. For example: Joe Bloggs RESILIA™ Accredited Trainer


Where practical (if it can be included legibly) the Trade Mark acknowledgement statement should also be shown. For example: Joe Bloggs RESILIA™ Accredited Trainer RESILIA™ is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

In what languages are RESILIA exams available?

RESILIA exams languages are available in a variety of languages. Please check each module separately to find out the available exams.