Design of a Disaster Recovery Plan based on the NIST 800-34 standard and the PMBOK framework for an ecuadorian insurance company

  • Karla Rivas Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas, ESPE
  • Gustavo Salazar Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas, ESPE
Keywords: IT Disaster Recovery Plan, NIST 800-34, PMBOK, insurance and reinsurance, Business Continuity Plan


This document summarizes the design of a disaster recovery plan in the technology area for an insurance company in Ecuador. The first section sets out the legal, technical and project management frameworks; which are: the Codification of Insurance of Ecuador, the standard of the National Institute of Standards and Technology 800-34 and the management framework of the Project Management Institute, respectively. In the second section, the critical infrastructure and its recovery strategies are determined based on the processes of high criticality in impact analysis. As a result of the project management, the work breakdown structure, the risk matrix and the cost analysis are delivered; which will be important for the company to approve the execution of the project.

Author Biography

Karla Rivas, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas, ESPE



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