CERTIFICATION OF PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER PURSUANT TO
18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350
AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SECTION 906
OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002
I, Mark D. McLaughlin, Chief Executive Officer of VeriSign, Inc. (the Company), do hereby certify, pursuant
to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that, to my knowledge:
1. the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of the Company for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2010, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Report), fully complies with
the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and
2. the information
contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.
|Date: October 29, 2010
/S/ MARK D.
||Mark D. McLaughlin|
||Chief Executive Officer|