VeriSign, Inc.
VERISIGN INC/CA (Form: 4, Received: 03/04/2013 13:51:40)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Kilguss George E III
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

VERISIGN INC/CA [ VRSN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
Senior Vice President and CFO
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

12061 BLUEMONT WAY
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

2/28/2013
(Street)

RESTON, VA 20190
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   2/28/2013     A    19656   (1) A $0   78637   D    
Common Stock   2/28/2013     F    1674   (2) D $45.81   76963   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  On May 14, 2012, Reporting Person was awarded performance based restricted stock units (RSUs). On February 28, 2013, actual performance against goals was determined and the Reporting Person was awarded 19,656 RSUs. Each RSU represents a contingent right to receive one (1) share of VeriSign common stock once vested. Twenty-five percent (25%) of the grant vested on February 28, 2013, and will vest thereafter as to an additional twenty-five percent (25%) of the grant on each of May 14, 2014, May 14, 2015 and May 14, 2016, subject to necessary withholding for applicable taxes.
( 2)  Disposition of shares exempt under Rule 16b-3 as payment of tax liability to Company by delivery or withholding securities incident to vesting of restricted stock units.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Kilguss George E III
12061 BLUEMONT WAY
RESTON, VA 20190


Senior Vice President and CFO

Signatures
By: Luci Altman, as Attorney-in-Fact For: George E. Kilguss, III 3/4/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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