This research lays down the basic framework for developing a readiness assessment and maturity model for the Border Security organizations in future research. This study first conducts a literature review of existing readiness and maturity models to understand the approach of organizations in adopting new technology and mature operating standards. The research proposes contribution factors and variables for maturity models from the literature review. Furthermore, appropriate instruments are developed to measure these variables. These contribution factors, variables and instruments can be used in developing an effective questionnaire for data collection. The data collected from the questionnaire can be analyzed and refined to develop the Readiness and Maturity Model.